Stadium of Light

Next Game

S'land v So'ton

Saturday, 02 May 2015, 15:00

Barclays Prem

Britannia Stadium

Last Game

Stoke 1 - 1 S'land

Saturday, 25 April 2015, 15:00

Barclays Prem

Sessegnon: Victory is a must

Stephane Sessegnon claims Sunderland's clash with Queens Park Rangers on Tuesday has become a must-win encounter.

Last Updated: 26/11/12 at 16:23 Post Comment

Stephane Sessegnon: Aware of how important it is for Sunderland to start picking

Stephane Sessegnon: Aware of how important it is for Sunderland to start picking

With the Black Cats having taken just five points from the last 21 on offer, it is vital that they find a way of turning the corner.

A home date with rock-bottom and winless QPR would appear, on paper, to offer an ideal opportunity to start rebuilding morale, even if the visitors to the Stadium of Light will be taking in their first fixture under the guidance of new boss Harry Redknapp.

Sessegnon is aware of how important it is for Sunderland to ruin Redknapp's big day, with it his opinion that nothing less than three points will do against a fellow Premier League struggler.

"We must win," he said in the Evening Chronicle.

"It's hugely important that we get a win tomorrow because it's another chance for us here. We know it's going to be difficult against a team fighting at the bottom of the table, but it's clear we need to get some wins and pick up some points.

"It's never easy against a team with a new manager. They're a team who wouldn't have expected to be at the bottom at the start of the season.

"They will feel they are capable of much better and I'm sure they'll be boosted by a new manager. But, at the same time, we've got to be confident that we can get a victory after the disappointment of Saturday (a 4-2 defeat to West Bromwich Albion)."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

W

inners: All of us watching the latest installment of The Daley Blind Hour. This weeks episode was called Sun Kissed In Merseyside, and although it was a bit of a downer, he was splendid to look at.

tk421
Has Di Maria's Spell In England Turned Sour?

I

think Liverpool should start trying alternative therapy now, given that Sturridge's hips and knees are apparently unfathomable to modern medicine. Voodoo, acupuncture, healing oils, rolling in the snow after a hot bath, its all got to be worth a go now.

slideways
Sturridge doubt for run-in

W

ell thats the most one sided, Mourinho ass kissing, Terry loving conlcusions I have ever read. Does Daniel Storey have a tattoo of the Chelsea crest on his calf too? What a plonker.

goonergo
16 Conclusions: Arsenal 0-0 Chelsea

Footer 365

Jose Mourinho: Cesc Fabregas not in PFA team 'strange'

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says it is 'strange' that the PFA Team of the Year has no place for Cesc Fabregas.

Chelsea captain John Terry: We are definitely not boring

Chelsea captain John Terry claims that nobody will remember their defensive performances in the title run-in.

Javier Hernandez is hard to drop on current form, says Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti admits Javier Hernandez's starting position is non-negotiable given his current form.

Mail Box

Mail From Fan Who Craves Relegation...

In this case it's a Sunderland fan who just wants to see a clear-out. We also have mails about Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Everton. It's long and it's sexy...

Is This What Arsenal Fans Feel Like?

'It's all well with the short and pretty passes, but we did absolute f*** all up front,' writes one Man United fan. We have mails on Chelsea, Brendan Rodgers and...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company