'OMG', 'Robbed' - Sunderland fans react as Johnson makes two changes vs Swindon

Lee Johnson has made two changes ahead of Sunderland’s clash with Swindon Town on Tuesday evening – and fans have been quick to react on social media.

Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, 6:09 pm
Sunderland manager Lee Johnson. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)
Sunderland manager Lee Johnson. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

The Black Cats left it late to rescue a point against Crewe Alexandra on Saturday afternoon, with Jordan Jones and Chris Maguire both hitting superb long-range strikes in a 2-2 draw.

That result left Johnson’s men fifth in the table, and a win tonight could lift them up to fourth depending on how Portsmouth fare against Doncaster Rovers.

By comparison, Swindon have put together an unbeaten run of three matches in the league, but are still 18th in the table, just three points outside of the relegation zone.

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With that in mind, the Wearsiders welcome Carl Winchester back to the side, while there’s also a starting role for the aforementioned Jones following his heroics at the weekend – although many fans were left baffled by the omission of fellow goalscorer Maguire.

We’ve gathered some of the best reactions from supporters on Twitter below…

@Ethan0safc tweeted: “Maguire robbed but overall great team”.

@Bradley53635865 tweeted: “Why play Gooch? Play Maguire instead, OMG.”

@GazJ2K tweeted: “I'm glad as I feel Maguire is better off the bench with a point to prove”.

@LionelSpeccy tweeted: “That’s more like it!”

@Rossy1995_ tweeted: “Jones, McGeady and Wyke. Ya love to see it”.

@JacobKirkbride tweeted: “Very surprised McFadzeen and Gooch have kept their places in the starting line up but hopefully Johnson would have given them a kick up the backside to perform better tonight”.

@joel_gradwell tweeted: “Although I would have preferably liked to have seen Jones, McGeady & Maguire play together... this will do”.