An ex player of Leeds United, Jack Clarke, assisted Sunderland to a straightforward victory against Sheffield Wednesday on the road on Friday night, while Leeds United suffered a setback to Southampton in the Championship on Saturday afternoon at St. Mary’s Stadium. Both Sunderland and Leeds United want to earn automatic promotion to the Premier League by finishing in the top two of the Championship table this year.
Sunderland has 16 points after nine games and is now fourth in the standings. Ipswich Town is in second place, six points ahead of the Black Cats. Leeds has just 13 points after nine games, placing them in ninth place.
The team of Daniel Farke did not do well. Sunderland defeated Sheffield Wednesday 3-0 on Friday night in an away match.
One of the Black Cats’ goal scorers was Jack Clarke. The winger scored his first goal in the eighth minute and his second goal came from a penalty on the 31st.
With seven goals from nine games, the 22-year-old is currently tied for the league’s leading scorer in the Championship. At Sunderland, Clarke has developed into a goal machine
The English rookie scored nine goals and provided 12 assists in the Championship last year.