UK time is: 14:21:39
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Newcastle 1 - Sunderland 1

Sports Dirct Arena

04/03/2012

Attendance: 52,388

Extra time equaliser earns Newcastle a point

Sunderland meant business under Martin O'niell as he managed Them in his first Tyne wear derby.

Sunderland defended for their lives on Tyneside but came unstuck late on as Newcastle equalized.

Bendtner's penalty - given for a foul on Michael Turner - gave them something to hold onto in this clash of titans in the north East.

Their job was made tougher as Stephane Sessegnon was handed a straight red card just before the hour.

Simon Mignolet dramatically saved Demba Ba's penalty with eight minutes left but Substitute Shola Ameobi struck in injury time to cancel out Nicklas Bendtner's first-half opener.

The cherry on top of the cake for Newcastle's after thier equalizer was that Sunderland's Captain Lee Cattermole was also sent off for apparent dissent after the final whistle.

The game seemed a game of two halves with a draw the fair result. But what would the game have been with the majic of Sessegnon still on the pitch.

Star Player

Mignolet - Mad three great saves during the game including an incredible penalty save. 9/10




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: SunderlandMackem Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday March 4 2012

Time: 7:56PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Wattsy44 14
2. 8barcodes 12
3. JoJoGrant 12
4. andyj1973 7
5. Poyets Pet 5
6. Freaky Teeth 4
7. thomas bjorn 4
8. pookie 3
9. treader 2
10. Mick Themackem 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Newcastle 9 2 4 3 -5 10
15. Aston Villa 9 3 1 5 -10 10
16. Crystal Palace 9 2 3 4 -3 9
17. Leicester City 9 2 3 4 -4 9
18. Sunderland 9 1 5 3 -9 8
19. Q.P.R. 9 2 1 6 -10 7
20. Burnley 9 0 4 5 -11 4

Breaking League News

Sakho Touch And Go For Stoke
West Ham : 30/10/2014 13:01:00
Blind amp; Di Maria Loving It!
Man Utd : 30/10/2014 10:16:00
Oviedo keen to return
Everton : 30/10/2014 10:00:00
The Ped Report..City 0-2 Newcastle United
Man City : 30/10/2014 09:54:00
Jagielka a proper leader and a proper captain
Everton : 30/10/2014 09:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Sunderland v Stoke (League)
Suggested By:  
Sunderland win 34%
Draw 41%
Stoke win 25%