Sunderland vs Rotherham Live Score and Live Stream


Sunderland played Rotherham at the Championship of England on August 19. The match kicked off 14:00 UTC. Sunderland won 2-1.

Hakeem Odofin scored the first goal on the 20th minute of the game followed by goals from Jobe Bellingham who made the final score 2-1.

Sunderland (also known as Sunderland AFC) and Rotherham (commonly referred to as Rotherham United or Rotherham Utd) meet again 7 months after the Championship match which Rotherham won 2-1. Sunderland are on a poor run of form as they're approaching this clash after defeats from Preston NE, Crewe, Ipswich Town and Hartlepool failing to register a single victory in their past 5 games. The coach and the players will probably put extra effort in the defense as they have been conceding goals for 12 consecutive matches now.

Rotherham are going into the fixture after playing a draw against Blackburn on August 12 extending their unbeaten streak to 2 matches. They have been conceding goals for 3 consecutive matches now which puts additional psychological pressure on the team.

ScoreBat is covering Sunderland vs Rotherham in real time, providing the live stream and live score of the match, team line-ups, full match stats, live match commentary and official video highlights. We cover all matches of England Championship in real time and provide live streaming whenever possible.


Live Streaming

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We are updating team formations and line-ups for Sunderland - Rotherham in real time.

Sunderland kicked off the game with Anthony Patterson, Dennis Cirkin, Luke O'Nien, Daniel Ballard, Trai Hume, Pierre Ekwah, Dan Neill, Jack Clarke, Jobe Bellingham, Patrick Roberts and Bradley Dack as starters, with Nathan Bishop, Danny Batth, Nectarios Triantis, Jewison Bennette, Lynden Gooch, Alex Pritchard, Niall Huggins and Luis Semedo on the bench.

Rotherham's starting eleven were Viktor Johansson, Cohen Bramall, Tyler Blackett, Cameron Humphries, Dexter Lembikisa, Oliver Rathbone, Cafu, Hakeem Odofin who got substituted by Ciaran McGuckin on the 29th minute, Christ Tiehi, Jordan Hugill who got substituted by Tom Eaves on the 68th minute and Andre Green who got substituted by Joshua Kayode on the 68th minute, with Dillon Phillips, Tolaji Bola, Jamie McCart, Sean Morrison, Josh Ayres, Tom Eaves, Joshua Kayode and Ciaran McGuckin on the bench.

Referee showed the yellow card 3 times throughout the game. Dennis Cirkin, Cohen Bramall and Jobe Bellingham were the ones to receive it.


Explore stats from Sunderland vs Rotherham on ScoreBat - we are updating the numbers on this page every second of the game.

  • Ball Possession: 67 - 33
  • Total Attempts: 4 - 2
  • Shots On Target: 3 - 2
  • Saves: 1 - 0
  • Corners: 5 - 0
  • Fouls: 3 - 2
  • Free Kicks: 2 - 6
  • Throw-Ins: 15 - 8


Sunderland and Rotherham have met 5 times since May 2020. Sunderland have won once, 2 matches ended in a draw while Rotherham have won twice. The most recent match between them took place on February 21, 2023 at the Championship of England where Rotherham won 2-1. Sunderland have scored 6 goals in these 5 head-to-head matches in total while Rotherham have scored 8. So, overall, Rotherham have a better head-to-head record against Sunderland in their recent history.

Sunderland have won 5 of their 9 matches in Championship, drawing 1 and having 3 defeats this season. They have scored 18 goals - 2.00 per match, conceding 8 - 0.89 per match. Rotherham have won 1 of their 9 matches in Championship, drawing 2 and having 6 defeats this season. They have scored 8 goals - 0.89 per match, conceding 19 - 2.11 per match.

Recent Form

Sunderland are on a losing streak - they have lost to Preston NE, Crewe, Ipswich Town and Hartlepool in their previous 4 matches while Rotherham have played a draw with Blackburn in their previous match. Overall, Sunderland have won 9 of their last 20 matches, losing 6 and drawing 5, while Rotherham have won 7 of their last 20 matches, losing 7 and drawing 6.

Sunderland have won once (2-4 against North Carolina on 22nd of July), lost 4 times (2-1 against Preston NE on 12th of August, 1-1 against Crewe on 8th of August, 1-2 against Ipswich Town on 6th of August and 5-2 against Hartlepool on 1st of August) and drew once (1-1 against Mallorca on 29th of July) in their most recent 6 matches.

Rotherham have won 4 times (1-1 against Morecambe on 8th of August, 0-3 against Lincoln City on 29th of July, 1-0 against Sheffield United on 25th of July and 2-4 against Mansfield Town on 22nd of July), lost once (4-1 against Stoke City on 5th of August) and drew once (2-2 against Blackburn on 12th of August) in their most recent 6 matches.

Team Streaks

  • Sunderland have gone 12 consecutive matches without a clean sheet.
  • Rotherham have gone 4 consecutive away matches without a draw.
  • Rotherham have failed to keep a clean sheet in their previous 3 matches.

Live Standings

As always, England Championship's live standings are availble and updated in real time. Sunderland are the 4th in the table with 16 points after 9 matches, while Rotherham are the 23rd with 5 points in 9 matches.

Video Highlights

We are adding goal videos and full video highlights of the match between Sunderland and Rotherham in real time. You can watch the goals by Hakeem Odofin and Jobe Bellingham as the videos of the goals are added usually minutes after the actual event if there are any official videos available. Full video highlights of Sunderland - Rotherham are being added as they become available on the official social media channels of the league or the teams.

Live Commentary

  1. Full Time
    Match ends. Sunderland 2, Rotherham 1.
  2. 85'
    Substitution for Sunderland. Bradley Dack replaces Lynden Gooch
  3. 85'
    Substitution for Sunderland. Jobe Bellingham replaces Luis Semedo
  4. 77'
    Substitution for Sunderland. Patrick Roberts replaces Alex Pritchard
  5. 76'
    Substitution for Rotherham. Christ Tiehi replaces Tolaji Bola
  6. 69'
    Jobe Bellingham is shown the yellow card.
  7. 68'
    Substitution for Rotherham. Tom Eaves replaces Jordan Hugill
  8. 68'
    Substitution for Rotherham. Joshua Kayode replaces Andre Green
  9. 52'
    2 - 1
    Jobe Bellingham scores for Sunderland, assisted by Bradley Dack.
  10. Kick-off
    Second half begins
  11. Half Time - 1 : 1
    First half ends.
  12. 33'
    Cohen Bramall is shown the yellow card.
  13. 29'
    Substitution for Rotherham. Ciaran McGuckin replaces Hakeem Odofin
  14. 22'
    1 - 1
    Jobe Bellingham scores for Sunderland, assisted by Dan Neill.
  15. 20'
    0 - 1
    Hakeem Odofin scores for Rotherham.
  16. 10'
    Dennis Cirkin is shown the yellow card.
  17. Kick-off
    First half begins