A Pressman error gave Sunderland all 3 points, when Stephen Caldwell’s 69th-minute header slipped past his grasp.

Earlier on in the game, David Connolly put two shots wide, and Keith Gillespie went close.

Leicester: Pressman, Canero (Dublin 85), Dabizas, Heath, Stewart, Gillespie (Morris 60), Nalis, Gudjonsson (Gemmill 72), Tiatto, Scowcroft, Connolly.
Subs Not Used: Makin, Keown.

Booked: Dabizas, Tiatto.

Sunderland: Myhre, Lynch (Lawrence 72), Breen, Caldwell, Arca, Whitehead, Robinson, Whitley (Danny Collins 89), Carter, Elliott, Stewart (Brown 62).
Subs Not Used: Bridges, Carson.

Booked: Breen, Stewart, Robinson, Whitehead.

Goals: Caldwell 69.

Att: 25,897

Ref: C Penton (Sussex).