(CNN) -- Kenwyne Jones scored a double as Sunderland fought off a Wolves comeback to register a 5-2 victory in the only English Premier League match on Sunday.
Kenwyne Jones celebrates his first goal in Sunderland's 5-2 victory.
Penalties from Darren Bent and Trinidad and Tobago striker Jones had given Steve Bruce's Sunderland a two-goal lead just after half-time.
But a John Mensah's own goal and a Kevin Doyle strike gave Wolves parity in the second half.
But Jones cropped up to put Sunderland ahead with a superb individual goal before central defender Michael Turner headed a fourth
A Michael Mancienne own goal wrapped up Sunderland's three points as they go eighth in the table.
It completed a miserable return to Wearside for Wolves manager Mick McCarthy who was in charge of Sunderland during a dismal 2006 campaign which saw them relegated from the top-flight.
In the Spanish Primera Liga, Real Mallorca moved up to fourth place with a 3-0 win over Valladolid on Sunday.
Jose Carlos Nunes opened the scoring in the fourth minute with striker Aritz Aduriz adding the second goal in the 69th.
Midfielder Borja Valero sealed the win as he scored in 72nd-minute on a counterattack.
There was also cheer for rock bottom Xerez who gained a first point with a 0-0 draw at Espanyol.
Dutch giants Ajax stayed in the Eredivisie title race with a 3-0 win over ADO The Hague on Sunday.
It keeps them within a point of league leaders PSV Eindhoven and FC Twente with Demy de Zeeuw giving them the lead in the 25th minute.
Marko Pantelic scored the second in the 71st before substitute Siem de Jong added the third near the end.
Unbeaten PSV and Twente have 20 points each after wins on Saturday. Ajax has 19, two more than Feyenoord, who beat NAC Breda 2-0.
In France, Bordeaux went top again with a 1-0 victory over Rennes in Sunday's late match, going two points clear of Lyon after seven rounds.
Brazilian star Wendel scored Bordeaux's winner in the 23rd minute.