Talking Tactics: What tweaks did Michael Beale make to get Sunderland ticking vs Plymouth?

Talking Tactics: What tweaks did Michael Beale make to get Sunderland ticking vs Plymouth?

Michael Beale made just two changes in terms of personnel to the side which picked up a first point away at the Riverside since Ricky Sbragia was Sunderland manager, with Patrick Roberts and Nazariy Rusyn replacing Jobe Bellingham and Mason Burstow respectively, with Abdoullah Ba moving centrally. Beale himself will attest that he does not pay much heed to formations in particular, as many coaches prefer to coach fluidity rather than the antiquated way of promoting rigidity - and Ba …