Sunderland are facing a massive test as they take on Peterborough United on Easter Monday.
The Black Cats are challenging for promotion in League One and are currently on a wonderful run of form that has seen them really kick on in recent weeks.
That form has put them firmly in the mix for automatic promotion and within touching distance of the two sides ahead of them in the table.
This afternoon they face one of those sides as they travel to face the Posh.
Victory over Peterborough would be a massive statement in the promotion race and would see Lee Johnson’s side leapfrog today’s hosts and put automatic promotion firmly into their grasp.
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As you’d imagine, the occasion has certainly got Sunderland’s supporters feeling a range of emotions including excited and nervous.
Here’s what some have had to say on social media ahead of the contest.
Big game see if we can take that step forward and claim another huge 3 points
— Josh Gibson (@JoshGib76204214) April 4, 2021
Win this and promotion is all but confirmed… haway the lads man🔴⚪️
— harry masters ➐ 🇫🇷 (@HazzaM2002) April 4, 2021
Haway the lads
— Connor Swainston (@swainyFTM) April 4, 2021
Haway the lads. Be sharks today boys 🦈 and out-POMO the posh
— Nick (@NicksSport) April 5, 2021
We can do it. Keep the faith.
— SAFC North Yorkshire (@SAFC_NYorkshire) April 5, 2021
Haway me bonny lads ❤⚪❤
— hazy (@safcno1ne) April 5, 2021
HA’WAY THE LADSS❤️👊🏼
— Rick (@Rickfr19) April 5, 2021