Poyet desperate for a victory
Gus Poyet has told his rock-bottom Sunderland side they need to start winning games immediately, starting with Sunday's Tyne-Wear derby. Poyet endured a tough baptism as Black Cats boss after they were thumped 4-0 at Swansea on Saturday, conceding three of those goals in just seven second-half minutes. The Wearsiders remain firmly rooted to the foot of the table with just one point from their first eight games, equalling the worst start ever made to a Premier League campaign.
"On one side, we have time," said the former Brighton manager. "But I don't want to go to the other side and say this game is a final.
"But at the end of the day, it's about winning a football game, and it needs to be now. The alarming manner of the defeat in south Wales appeared to ram home the scale of the task facing Poyet after taking over from Paolo Di Canio.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Teamtalk.comSimilar Stories