The 30-year-old Sweden international played in Saturday's 2-0 victory over Stoke, which came just five days after a 1-0 win at Crystal Palace and helped ease the club up to 17th place in the table.
Sunderland pulled off their best win of the season when they defeated Stoke City at the Stadium of Light on Saturday.
Sunderland midfielder Sebastian Larsson insists his side cannot afford to get carried away following their second successive win.
Sebastian Larsson has warned Sunderland they cannot afford to rest on their laurels after moving out of the Premier League relegation zone on Saturday.
JACK BUTLAND’S near-seven-and-a-half-hour shutout away from home was shattered by Sunderland’s late show.
All the stats from Black Cats (2) vs (0) Stoke City, Stadium of Light, 28 November 2015 Att: 41,516
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce hailed the impact of Duncan Watmore after the young forward came off the bench to help seal a 2-0 victory at home to Stoke City on Saturday.
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes says Ryan Shawcross's red card in the second half hampered his side's chances in their 2-0 defeat to Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.