Sunderland defender will be assessed after suffering shoulder injury, reveals Phil Parkinson

Tom Flanagan will be assessed after suffering a shoulder injury in the 4-0 demolition of promotion rivals Wycombe Wanderers.

Sunderland beat Wycombe Wanderers 4-0.
Sunderland beat Wycombe Wanderers 4-0.

Joel Lynch came on at half-time to slot in the back three and won praise from Phil Parkinson.

On Flanagan, Parkinson said: “I’m not sure how bad it is, he just popped his shoulder a little bit. It was a shame, he was playing well. That happens.

“It was great to have Lynchy to come on, he did well with the physicality of Akinfenwa.”