After a goalless first half Sunderland seized control of the game against Wimbledon in the second. Ultimately Sunderland won Saturday’s home game in the League One 1-0.

The last match between the teams ended in a 0-3 away win for Sunderland in January 2021.

In the next games in the League One, Sunderland will play 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.