SAFC 2016-2017 Premier League Season Review

Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Finished
38 6 6 26 29 69 20th

By Season End

Sunderland AFC finished 20th at the end of the 2016-2017 season scoring 29 goals, conceding 69 with a goal difference of -40.

The Goals

Jermain Defoe contributed the most goals in the 2016-2017 Premier League season, netting 15 (0.39 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 1.31 goals per game the Black Cats netted a total of 16 goals at the Stadium of Light conceding 34 (-18), away from home scoring 13 and conceding 35 (-22) with an away goalscoring average of 2.92 and an overall goalscoring average of 1.31 goals per game.

The Wins

The season finished in 2017 with 6 wins, a win ratio of 15.79%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at the Stadium of Light enjoyed 3 wins and the travelling support saw 3 games won.

The Draws

Of the 38 games played the Black Cats managed 6 draws by the end of the 2016-2017 season, 5 draws at the Stadium of Light and 1 away from home.

The Losses

In total SAFC lost 26 games, 11 games lost at the Stadium of Light (34 goals conceded) and 15 games lost away (35 goals conceded).

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