Sunderland hit Leicester for six!

Lynden Gooch
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Sunderland Under-21s romped to a 6-1 win at Leicester City tonight.

After falling behind at King Power Stadium, a stunning spell of four goals in 12 minutes turned the game on its head.

Leicester went ahead after nine minutes when Ben Chilwell burst forward, nodded the ball on and then fired past Max Stryjek.

But Sunderland levelled on the half hour when skipper Liam Agnew latched onto a through ball before firing home.

Three minutes later is was 2-1. Lynden Gooch was brought down in the box but got up to slot home from the spot.

On 39 minutes, Sunderland scored their third, with a neat move ending with Gooch again applying the finish.

Three minutes later, another swift attack from the Black Cats ended with Rees Greenwood hitting the net to make it 4-1.

Sunderland maintained the pressure in the second half and five minutes in, Charis Mavrias extended the lead, finishing off a swift counter-attack.

And on 66 minutes, Mikael Mandron made it 6-1, forcing the ball home after initially being denied by the City keeper.

Sunderland: Stryjek, J Robson, T Robson, Ledger, Brady, Mavrias (Blinco 73), Greenwood (E Robson 73), Agnew, Smith, Mandron, Gooch (McEvoy 84). Subs: Purvis, Casey.