The first half of Saturday’s game in the League One was a goalless affair but the third period saw the home side Sunderland get their things in order. And in the end, they beat Wimbledon 1-0.
The last meeting between the teams ended in a 0-3 away win for Sunderland in January 2021.
After this game in the League One, Sunderland will take on Wycombe Wanderers (home) on 2021-08-28, Sheffield Wednesday (away) on 2021-09-04 and Accrington (home) on 2021-09-11. Wimbledon play Ipswich (away) on 2021-08-28, Oxford United (home) on 2021-09-04 and Morecambe (away) on 2021-09-11.