We knew that Sunderland were finding it difficult to score goals in the Premier League this season, and they have only 6 goals from their 8 league games, but guess who is their top scorer for October?
Demba Ba – in action at Sunderland
It’s Newcastle’s Demba Ba, and the story is doing the rounds on the Internet at the moment.
And of course Demba Ba also tops the Premier League scoring charts with Robin van Persie, and both top strikers are on 7 league goals so far this season, and it looks like the Newcastle striker is also top the charts for Sunderland for the month of October.
Sunderland are woeful in front of goal and the way they got their goal in the 1-1 draw against 10 man Newcastle, makes Demba Ba their top scorer.
Do Sunderland need players who can score goals – or do Sunderland need players who can score goals?
In their four games in October they were blanked three times at Manchester City (lost 3-0), Stoke (0-0), and at home last night to Middlesbrough in the Capital Cup, when they went down 1-0.
And of course it was also a fluke goal that went in for Sunderland, as the ball hit Ba in the face and flew into the back of the net – and the Sunderland players went crazy – they had actually scored a goal.
It was one of the very few times Demba Ba scored without meaning to.
What do you think?
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