It has been a very strong start to the season for Sunderland and Lee Johnson’s side have managed to lay down a marker that they can be real automatic promotion contenders.
The Black Cats are managing to in the main bounce back from any setbacks that come their way during games. They are showing the character that you would want in a side that are aiming to secure promotion to the Championship.
Consistency is going to be the key for Sunderland this season and they can not afford to go on the sort of poor runs of form that have cost them promotion in previous seasons.
The early signs have been promising but the next few weeks are going to be crucial in helping the Black Cats maintain their strong start and keep up amongst the top two or three.
While we wait to see what happens with Sunderland’s form in the coming weeks, we have created a quiz to test your knowledge on 18 scenarios concerning the Black Cats. But which ones happened and which ones did not?