Sunderland Men’s 4th’s will have to wait another week for their first win of the season after a 6-0 loss to York St John 6th’s which sends them further down the table.
Sunderland’s strong first half effort wasn’t enough to keep a rampant St. Johns attack out in the second half as the away side hit five in the second half. After York St. Johns left winger scored the opener in the 35th minute and a second in 50th minute Sunderland’s heads dropped, and York St Johns didn’t hesitate to capitalise on every chance that came their way.
Sunderland 4th‘s fielded an attacking minded team but without target man Ethan Nicol they failed to register many shots.
St. Johns put the pressure on early on, but Michael Isaac came to the rescue of Sunderland with two off the line clearances.
Sunderland’s best chance of the game came in the 30th minute with TJ putting a low-driven cross into the box which St. Johns centre back nearly put into his own net if it wasn’t for the goalkeeper.
But just five minutes after St. Johns finally opened the score line after cross looped back post to an unmarked St. John man who was left for an easy finish.
St. Johns doubled their lead shortly after half time when Kyle Ramsey’s goal kick fell to the St John striker who lobbed the ball with precision into the top corner
York was 3-0 up in the 50th minute when their left winger crossed the ball which the wind picked up and left unprepared to make a save
The goals kept coming for York when another cross was drilled into the box which Sunderland’s defensive line failed to get a head onto to it which left for an easy goal from their striker taken on the half volley.
Despite the addition of Mukhammad Ahkmadbekov and Israel Faniran to help strengthen Sunderland’s attack, it was York who scored next in the 80th from a tap in from the back post which was created from a disguised through ball from York’s centre midfielder
The final goal was the last kick of the game with a high ball from a set piece letting York’s centre back getting on the scoresheet with a guided header into the far corner