Pachuca 3 – Sunderland 1: Jack Rodwell scored early, but Black Cats lose again [Official Highlights]

Sunderland’s tough pre-season continued with another defeat this weekend.

The Black Cats took on Mexican side Pachuca, and the early stages looked promising as Jack Rodwell fired into the bottom corner after just four minutes.

Sunderland’s lead lasted only 11 minutes, when Ariel Nahuelpan equalised for Pachuca on the quarter-hour.

Nahuelpan fired the Mexican side in front with 25 minutes played, before Hirving Lozano added a third goal midway through the second half. Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford also saved a second-half penalty.

Watch official highlights of Pachuca 3 –  Sunderland 1 below.

Jack Rodwell