Understandably, Sunderland were shell-shocked and their bruising experience was compounded 10 minutes from the end when Dicicco was sent off after clattering Garnacho.
A classic game of two halves and most definitely one that the Black Cats will be determined to consign to ‘the bad day at office’ file.
United: Mee; Hughes, Jackson, Hardley (Murray 74), Jurado; Hansen (Mainoo 68), Savage; Garnacho, Hoogewerf, Emeran (Wellens 64); McNeill
Substitutes not used: Guadagno, Gore
Goals: Emeran 33, 63, McNeill 48, Hoogewerf 58, Garnacho 53, 65