'Emphatic win' 'Onto Charlton': What Sunderland fans are saying as Cats thrash Crewe to go second in League One table

Sunderland moved back into the automatic promotion places in League One after a convincing 4-0 win at Crewe – but what did their fans make of the performance?

Wednesday, 20th October 2021, 8:37 am

After a bit of a shaky start, the Black Cats took a two-goal lead before half-time following a Terrell Thomas own goal and Ross Stewart header.

Stewart added his second goal of the match from a corner after the break, before substitute Leon Dajaku netted a fourth.

The result means Lee Johnson’s side have moved up to second in the table, and have two games in hand on Plymouth ahead of them.

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Here’s how some fans reacted on social media:

@Ianc1102: What do you think of O’Nien in midfield? He's getting some stick but I think he does a lot of the hard work, ball winning etc that lets Neil and others play

@JamieJoslyn1: Very professional away performance that, haven't had a lot of since we came down to league one as opposition usually stay within a goal or two. Thought Neil and O'Brien were stand out performers while Stewart should score in the 20s this season

@Jessica41400379: The lads done us fans proud tonight now onto our next game Charton at home

@ElliottSAFC: Great result. Bit of a business-like performance but always good to win by 4. Hopefully Pritchard's injury isn't anything serious. Onto Saturday now another must win.

@_GraemeAtkinson: Great result. Decent performance without having to really find top gear. Still, not a lot to really complain about. A clean sheet too. Win those games in hand and we’re on the summit by a distance.

@LdoubleE_87: Alright performance but a massive result with how other games went - pleased for the Hoff getting a clean sheet he’s deserved it after his recent performances. Onto Charlton

@Dan1879_SAFC: Scored from a whipped in cross, intricate play, set piece and a counter attack tonight. Our attacking play is so much more varied than last season. Not our most fluid display but still managed to score four

@GarethDuff: Emphatic win tonight for the red and white wizards. Bit of a depleted team too! Onto a big game at the weekend now! Long may it continue!!

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