David Moyes’ side remained unbeaten in their final Premier League preparations after a 1-1 draw with German giants
Nuri Sahin opened the scoring after a drilled shot crept below Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone. Jermain Lens’ set piece set up Lamine Kone to head home and level proceedings.
It was all Dortmund in the first 45 minutes, with opportunities from Ousmane Dembele and Sebastian Rode, but the goal from Şahin in the 17th minute proved the difference.
Mario Gotze takes on Lamine Kone at the Cashpoint arena. (BleacherReport)
The Black Cats did improve in the second period with Duncan Watmore coming close before Kone equalised, securing the Black Cats unbeaten status in pre-season.
David Moyes’ side travel to the Etihad stadium in Saturday’s late kick off against Premier League title favourites Manchester City.