Sunderland have a leg up in the League One play-off final courtesy of a first-half strike from Ross Stewart.
The Black Cats flexed their muscles without allowing Sheffield to make too many clear cut chances on Wednesday.
But they still have a mission to complete when they meet the owls again. three days time.
- Result: Sunderland 1-0 Sheffield Wednesday
- TV/Live Stream: Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football
- Sunderland XI: Patterson, Wright, Bath, Circin, Gooch, Evans, O’Neill, Clark, Roberts, Pritchard, Stewart
- Sheffield Wednesday XI: Peacock-Farrell, Palmer, Storey, Dean, Hutchinson, Johnson, Byers, Luongo, Bannan, Berahino, Gregory
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