The Match of The Day running order for this Saturday night has been revealed and Sunderland have come racing to Newcastle’s rescue.

After an afternoon to forget at the Liberty Stadium, Newcastle’s feeble defeat is hidden away fifth in the running order.

Instead, taking centre stage tonight are the mackems, who were taken apart 3-1 by Norwich at home, with a goal to minutes from time making the scoreline look kinder than it deserved.

In fact during the match, with over half an hour left at the Stadium of Light, Gary Lineker tweeted this message after Norwich went three up:

“Norwich are 3 up at Sunderland. And to make matters worse the Stadium of Light appears to be going through some sort of evacuation.”

At least that will be one thing to look forward to tonight before we can enjoy Newcastle’s effort…

Kicking off at 10.20pm on BBC1 later this Saturday night, there are seven matches in total.

The running order of matches as follows;

Sunderland v Norwich

West Ham v Leicester

Southampton v Everton

Tottenham v Stoke

Swansea v Newcastle

Aston Villa v Man Utd

Watford v West Brom