Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone insists the Black Cats deserved to reach Wembley.
The former Arsenal, who saved the decisive penalty from Rafael as Sunderland edged home 2-1 on penalties after the semi-final against Manchester United ended 3-3 on aggregate, said: “Unbelievable, just unbelievable. I just want to celebrate with my team-mates.
“We deserved to get to the final.”
Sunderland will meet Manchester City in the final at Wembley on Sunday, March 2 (2pm).
*Don’t miss tomorrow’s Sunderland Echo for the biggest and best coverage of the semi-final drama