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Morecambe 0 Sunderland 1: Story of the day as Cats set up League One play-off against Sheffield Wednesday after Nathan Broadhead winner

Sunderland beat Morecambe 1-0 at the Mazuma Stadium to secure their place in the League One play-offs.

Saturday, 30th April 2022, 4:06 pm

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Nathan Broadhead scored the only goal of the game in the 10th minute after he was sent through on goal by Corry Evans.

Broadhead was then forced off with an injury before half-time and was replaced by Jack Clarke.

Sunderland will now face Sheffield Wednesday in the play-offs.

Lynden Gooch.

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Here’s how it played out at the Mazuma Stadium:

RECAP: Morecambe 0 Sunderland 1 (Broadhead, 10)

Last updated: Saturday, 30 April, 2022, 16:03

  • Sunderland XI: Patterson, Wright, Batth, O’Nien, Gooch, Evans, Embleton, Roberts, Pritchard (Neil, 83), Broadhead (Clarke, 26), Stewart (Matete, 73)
  • Subs: Hoffmann, Xhemajli, Hume, Matete, Neil, Clarke, McGeady
  • Morecambe XI: Carson, Cooney, Bedeau, Bennett, Gibson, Fane (Diagouraga, 71), Phillips, Wildig, Connolly (Obika, 84), Stockton, Gnahoua (Ayunga, 67)
  • Subs: Smith, O’Connor, Diagouraga, Obika, Ayunga, McLoughlin, McAlmont

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Reaction from the Mazuma Stadium

FULL-TIME: Morecame 0 Sunderland 1 - SUNDERLAND ARE IN THE PLAY-OFFS

90+2’ Wright heads clear

Another important header from the centre-back as Sunderland clear the danger.

Four minutes added time

Jack Clarke is now alongside Neil up top.

84’ SUBSTITUTION: ON: Obika - OFF: Connolly

Final change for the hosts.

83’ SUBSTITUTION: ON: Neil - OFF: Pritchard

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