'Great win in bad conditions': Sunderland fans react to Cambridge result as Cats battle through Storm Arwen

Sunderland withstood some late pressure and challenging weather conditions to claim a 2-1 win at Cambridge – and fans were quick to react on social media.

Saturday, 27th November 2021, 8:39 pm

The Black Cats took the lead in the 15th minute when Alex Pritchard scored straight from a corner which went in off the far post.

Cambridge then equalised when Wes Holohan assisted Sam Smith, yet a stunning strike from Nathan Broadhead restored the visitors’ advantage.

Sunderland came under some late pressure in the second half but their defence stood firm.

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Here’s how some fans reacted to the result:

@Ali_Marshall10: Big battling win that. Credit to LJ and the Lads. Table looking healthier with three consecutive home games coming up. Ha’way the Lads!

@Ian_Crow3: Encouraging performance despite conditions. Broadhead quality on show with goal and wind assisting Pritchard, alongside a resilient defensive performance as we fought conditions to hold out. Encouraging performance, but now have to build and make run from it

@SAFCKiwi: Will take that. Other results today help as well.

Sunderland players celebrate after Alex Pritchard's goal at Cambridge.

@BlackcatsLee25: Good win that, minging conditions so good to see us show a bit of back bone for once

@joe_112233: Games like that you just have to win at all costs. Love it

@barrie_waller: We now have yet another opportunity to put together a run to establish ourselves up at the top..... not overly confident but let's see if the players can respond

@MarcFUTTrader: Great win in bad conditions. Take it and move onto the next.

@EthanSmith1717: We made it hard for ourselves but I loved every minute of it

@SpeakSAFC: Good result today. Better performance but still things that need ironing out, especially at the back.

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