Di Canio angry with Sunderland players despite friendly win

Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio is angry with some of his players after their display against FC Midtjylland. Adam Johnson’s early winning goal was a rare highlight.

Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio is angry with some of his players after their display against FC Midtjylland.

Adam Johnson’s early winning goal was a rare highlight.

He said: “That was not the ­performance I wanted to see.

“I would have preferred to lose and see a better attitude and ­improvement in our play, rather than win and take a step back from our play in Hong Kong.

“I didn’t enjoy it because I ­expected a bit more from some of my players.

“I have to make sure they change their mentality, otherwise we have a problem.”

 
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