Vital Football

Latest Sunderland AFC News

O'Neill: 'We could have scored at any stage'

O'Neill: 'We could have scored at any stage'

Sunderland were left to rue another missed opportunity as they drew 0-0 with bottom-of-the-league QPR at home.

Bouyed by the appointment of new boss Harry Redknapp, the R's secured an invaluable away point and clean sheet, stopping the rot somewhat in the process.

Both sides had chances in a lively encounter but neither side could make the breakthrough - a reflection perhaps of the fragile confidence levels at both clubs.

Speaking afterwards to safc.com O'Neill delivered his verdict:

"It was a difficult evening.

"I really felt that at any given stage we could have scored in the game, but it wasn`t to be," contended O'Neill.

The Ulsterman continued by mentioning the critical 'C' word:

"Confidence is a big thing, we`ve been talking about it for a while now, but we`ll come through it."

Sunderland are away to Norwich City next Sunday.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:safc123
Date:Wednesday November 28 2012
Time: 12:33AM

Comments

0
J would rather refute that suggestion. As a QPR fan I thought we let our guard slip once in the game in the first half. Other than that Sunderland were relatively ineffective, nothing really clear cut, plenty of efforts from distance. We by comparison had a couple more opportunities, Mackie, Taarabt, Cissé etc, but nothing much more than that. We defended well and apart from the odd chance, gave you relatively little.
Boxer
28/11/2012 00:58:00
0
Got to agree with you to be perfectly honest, Boxer. Streamed the game and the best chances fell your way. I would certainly have said you caused more threat than us, which is a worry.
wfc123
28/11/2012 11:16:00
0
Streamed the game also and thought apart from 2 good saves from both QPR goalkeepers , Sunderland produced very litle threat. A little chip from Mackie , Taraabts right foot instead of left and that would have sealed it. SWP at the death should have done better. Cisse will come good against Villa.
gertchaqpr
28/11/2012 12:53:00
0
Cisse certainly getting in the right positions it just wasn't happening for him.
wfc123
28/11/2012 16:50:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Articles

Mannone Moves On

Sunderland, having already sold number one Jordan Pickford to Everton, have allowed former Arsenal goalkeeper Vito Mannone to leave the Stadium of Light. He joined Reading on Wednesday.

St Johnstone Disappointment For Grayson

Manager Simon Grayson has spoken of his disappointment following Sunderland's loss to St Johnstone in our most recent pre season friendly.

September TV Selections Made - Soon To Be Announced

Sky Sports selected their TV picks for the month of September last week and fans will know which games have effected on Wednesday.

McGeady Relishing Celtic Clash

New signing Aiden McGeady has said he couldn't have a better start for Sunderland that knowing he's going to face Celtic in a pre season friendly.

Archived Vital Sunderland Articles

Vital Sunderland articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Sunderland
Write For Vital Sunderland
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Chelsea MotM
Suggested By:
Pickford64%
Jones0%
O Shea7%
Lescott2%
Manquillo2%
Larsson5%
Cattermole2%
Rodwell2%
Oviedo2%
Januzaj0%
Borini2%
Sub - Gooch5%
Sub - Gibson7%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Sunderland A.F.C. Results (view all)

Sunderland A.F.C. Fixtures (view all)

Vital Football Comment