Yedlin will hope that his 90-minute showing was enough to convince manager Dick Advocaat to write his name in the lineup card again on Saturday against another Premier League power, Manchester United.
“We played well – especially in the first half”.
The beat Premier League side Swansea 1-0 to reach the fourth round.
As at Bournemouth, Sunderland saw a goal debatably disallowed after Fabio Borini tucked the ball into the City net, only for referee Roger East to pull the game back for a foul on Nicolas Otamendi when the defender appeared to have simply lost his footing.
Holders Chelsea launch their trophy defence at third-tier Walsall on Wednesday, while Arsenal visit north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur in the tie of the round.
The current Premier League leaders are awaiting news on David Silva, Samir Nasri and Eliaquim Mangala with all three touch and go for availability in the cup competition. “We scored four handsome goals”, he told his club’s site.
The home side found themselves 4-0 down within 36 minutes as City ran riot before the break, with Ola Toivonen’s 83rd-minute reply nothing more than a consolation.
Speaking to Shields Gazette about his back line on Tuesday, Advocaat admitted that he “was not happy” with “the way” his team conceded, saying they “gave the goals away” and that it was “not the first time” he has been disappointed with this aspect of the team’s performance this campaign.
Talismanic midfielder Cattermole entered the fray following the interval replacing Jack Rodwell in the centre of midfield, and the 27-year-old added steel and protection to the Black Cats’ backline to ensure City were unable to extend their advantage.
Middlesbrough cruised to a 3-0 win over Wolves at the Riverside Stadium with two goals from Albert Adomah and one for Diego Fabbrini. Look to them to win 3-0 and Iheanacho to score anytime at 13/1 with bet365.
He said: “At the end if we don’t get the points I know what the situation is, but the players need more time“.
“At the moment things are not going our way, but I am confident it will change”. In the last 15 minutes of the first half they showed the quality they have.
Just when Sunderland have produced a shot to the jaw which sends you plummeting to the canvas, they somehow manage to put the boot in with fresh kicks to the body.
Yes, for the second game in a row, Sunderland harshly saw a goal disallowed at a crucial stage of the game.