Sunderland eased the pressure on under-fire manager Martin O'Neill with a crucial 3-0 win over fellow strugglers Reading on Tuesday.
Sunderland's Beninese midfielder Stephane Sessegnon (R) vies with Reading's Mikele Leigertwood (L) during their English FA Premier League football match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England. Sunderland beat Reading 3-0.
Black Cats boss O'Neill has been subjected to growing criticism in recent weeks following a woeful run of results which saw his side slip into the relegation zone after Saturday's 3-1 defeat against Chelsea.
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