Vito Mannone – 5
Probably should have saved Remy’s first goal. In what could be his last game for Sunderland he did ok.
Patrick Van Aanholt – 7
Offered himself all afternoon down the flank and was ignored on a couple of occasions when Wickham decided to keep the ball. Attacked well but was not the best defensively.
Billy Jones – 6
Like many players today he didn’t get out well enough to block the cross for Chelsea’s third goal. Again another ok effort.
John O'Shea – 4
The game was played at a preseason pace and O’Shea continued to look slow and behind everyone. He made a silly challenge to give Chelsea a penalty and didn’t track Remy quick enough for the third goal. This game desperately showed that O’Shea needs to be replaced in the summer.
Seb Coates – 6
The better of the centre halves today, he gave a solid account of himself again and probably worth having an enquiry about in the summer.
Seb Larsson – 7
Had a free kick saved in the first half and overall he did the usual Seb Larrson things.
Jack Rodwell – 6
Played well in the first half but he continues to be anonymous during periods in games.
Adam Johnson – 5
Didn’t see a lot of Johnson today. He had shot go over in the second half but he should have played Wickham thorough on goal instead of shooting.
Connor Wickham – 5
Keeps shooting from distance and keeping the ball when he should be passing. He needs to sharpen up his decision making in the final third for next season.
Steven Fletcher – 7
Scored Sunderland’s goal but he also had a great chance from a free header straight after Chelsea took the lead which he spurned.
Jermain Defoe– 6
Looked lively and had a few shots on target which forced decent saves from Cech.
Emanuele Giaccherini – 5 (sub)
Didn’t do anything.
Man Of The Match – Steven Fletcher
Nobody stood out today but the man of the match goes to Fletcher simply for his goal that put us ahead.