Date: 5th October 2012 at 10:43am
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Manchester United’s u21s dropped their first points of the season, drawing with Sunderland at Eppleton on Monday night.

With the likes of Tunnicliffe, Keane, Wootton and Lingard away went into the game somewhat understrength, and had to deal with further changes, bringing in for who was injured in the warm up.

Sunderland had the likes of Ji Dong Won and Conor Wickham in their team and threatened in what was a turgid, stale first half but the best chance of the half came at the death when the pacey broke through only to fire his shot at the on rushing Sunderland keeper’s legs.

It was more of the same in the second half, and the lashing rain didn’t help things. saw a shot saved after he used some good skill to lose Sunderland player Liam Marrs whilst almost gave the lead seeing his shot go just wide.

Ryan Noble could have won it for Sunderland late on but did well to keep his shot out.

Having lost this game last 6-3 last season, Warren Joyce’s side will be happy to have taken a point and kept a clean sheet in a tough game in tough conditions.