The unbeaten run in the Premier League continued up North. Tadic securing the win from the spot against Sunderland, making the 650 mile round trip worth while.
We bettered exchanges at the Stadium of Light and both Jose Fonte and Steven Davis saw efforts cleared off the line after half-time.
The pressure told when Yann M'Vila fouled Ryan Bertrand and Tadic struck a fourth league goal of the season.
Victories for Leicester City and Manchester United mean the we were unable to reduce the gap to the Champions League qualification places, but back-to-back clean sheets for just the second time this season highlights our resilience.