Wednesday, July 8, 2015   

(Football) Bottom dwellers Sunderland suffer more
(04-01 10:42)

West Ham United moved closer to English Premier League safety and kept Sunderland in the relegation zone with a 2-1 away win yesterday.
Andy Carroll, headed West Ham into an early lead and Mohamed Diame made it 2-0 to the London club shortly after half-time.
Sunderland substitute Adam Johnson pulled a goal back for the hosts in the 65th minute to the joy of the Stadium of Light crowd but they were unable to add to that.
Victory took 11th placed West Ham onto 37 points, three short of the traditional survival mark of 40, but the result meant Sunderland stayed second bottom on 25 points, four shy of safety with eight games remaining.--AFP


   
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