BBC Sport - Sunderland now better off than Newcastle, says Robbie Savage
Sunderland top Toon rivals - Savage
- From the section Football
BBC Sport football pundit Robbie Savage says Sunderland are now in a better position than rivals Newcastle after securing their place in the Premier League.
Manager Gus Poyet has guided his side to a strong finish to the season with wins over Chelsea, Manchester United, Cardiff and West Brom.
Sunderland had just one point from their first seven games when the Uruguayan took over.