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Sunderland rallies to draw with Swansea 1-1, earns 1st Premier League point of season

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SUNDERLAND, England — Sunderland rallied to draw with Swansea 1-1 Saturday and grab its first Premier League point of the season.

scored in the final moments of the first half with an angled shot to the bottom left corner to put the Welsh side ahead at the Stadium of Light.

found the same corner to equalize in the 62nd.

It was the Black Cats' first draw after opening its season with two losses. Swansea had five points from three games.

PHOTO: Sunderland's captain John O'Shea, right, vies for the ball with Swansea City's Leon Britton, left, during their English Premier League soccer match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
Sunderland's captain John O'Shea, right, vies for the ball with Swansea City's Leon Britton, left, during their English Premier League soccer match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

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PHOTO: Sunderland's captain John O'Shea, right, vies for the ball with Swansea City's Leon Britton, left, during their English Premier League soccer match between Sunderland and Swansea City at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
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