Late drama on an otherwise forgettable Premier League afternoon confirmed Sunderland’s relegation to the Championship on Saturday.
Sunderland lost 1-0 at home to Bournemouth thanks to this 88th-minute strike from Josh King, which was one of just two goals scored in all four of the day’s 3pm matches.
— Sam Somers (@SamSomers123) April 29, 2017
Sunderland become the third team to be relegated from the Premier League four times, now sharing the unfortunate record with Norwich City and Crystal Palace.
The Black Cats almost had their relegation delayed when Southampton were awarded a 90th-minute penalty against Hull City.
However, Eldin Jakupovic pulled off a superb save to deny Dusan Tadic, earning Hull a 0-0 draw and a point which sealed Sunderland’s fate.
The save that could keep Hull City in the Premier League pic.twitter.com/4U0V6WL04s
— Football Tweet (@Footy__Tweet) April 29, 2017
Elsewhere, West Ham United drew 0-0 at Stoke City, while Jamie Vardy scored the only goal as Leicester City won 1-0 away to West Bromwich Albion.
Jamie Vardy’s winner against #WestBrom! ??
— Rush Football (@RushFootball_) April 29, 2017
Two goals in four matches… We’ll probably give Match of the Day a miss tonight!