Date: 23rd January 2016 at 9:00am
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In a match that could eventually prove decisive in this season’s Premier League relegation battle; newly-promoted AFC Bournemouth travel to the Stadium of Light this afternoon (15:00) to face Sunderland, with both sides desperate to pick up three points that would stretch a long way in each club’s respective bid for survival.

The Black Cats, who sit four points adrift of safety in 19th spot, will be looking to bounce back from their thoroughly disappointing 4-1 thrashing at Tottenham last weekend, despite the best of efforts from goalscoring left-back Patrick van Aanholt.

Meanwhile the Cherries, who lie three points clear of the drop zone, have been reaping the benefits of full-back Charlie Daniels’ form of late after he scored one and assisted another goal in their 3-0 home victory over fellow strugglers Norwich City last Saturday.

So with both left-backs almost unarguably each side’s in-form player at the moment, here is how Van Aanholt and Daniels match up so far this season…

 
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