The 27-year-old Dutchman transferred from Dynamo Kyiv this summer, and chipped Adrian to double last-place Sunderland’s lead over West Ham to 2-0.
The Hammers got one back before half, and the game hangs in the balance at 2-1.
Elsewhere at the half
Norwich City 0-1 Leicester City
Manchester City 1-1 Newcastle United
Bournemouth 1-1 Watford
Aston Villa 0-0 Stoke City
Crystal Palace 2-0 West Bromwich Albion
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