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The EFL Cup is so boring that nobody has shown up for Southampton v Sunderland

Southampton fans clearly fancied staying in for the Great British Bake Off final tonight.

Sunderland’s visit to the St Mary’s in the EFL Cup Fourth Round isn’t the most attractive fixture of the season but you would have thought at least a few people would turn up.

This was the scene as the players took to the pitch a few moments ago…

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What an atmosphere!

To be fair to the Black Cats, around 1,500 away fans made the long trip from Sunderland to the south coast this evening.

But the locals should hang their heads in shame.

It looks like a late night training session…

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It’s probably only one stand that is completely empty, as is common for unpopular fixtures.

But it seems the jolly to Milan has taken the steam out of a fair few Southampton fans.

Tumbleweeds all round…

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