The story of the day as Carl Winchester's strike bags all three points for Sunderland against AFC Wimbledon

Sunderland got back to winning ways after a 1-0 victory over AFC Wimbledon at the Stadium of Light.

Saturday, 21st August 2021, 5:53 pm

Carl Winchester scored the only goal of the game after his deflected effort in the 64th minute left Wimbledon goalkeeper Nik Tianez rooted to the spot.

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A third league win of the season means Sunderland have taken nine points from their first four fixtures.

Lynden Gooch in action.

Sunderland AFC 1 AFC Wimbledon 0 RECAP

Last updated: Saturday, 21 August, 2021, 17:33

  • Sunderland beat AFC Wimbledon 1-0 at the Stadium of Light.
  • Carl Winchester scored the only goal of the game with a deflected shot.
  • Sunderland have won three of their first four league games.

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Reaction from Lee Johnson

Verdicts from Phil Smith and Joe Nicholson

That’s full-time at the Stadium of Light and it’s a win for Lee Johnson and Sunderland!

Embleton off. Wright on. Sunderland’s final sub.

Another big chance for Sunderland. There’s a scramble in the box but the Wearsiders can’t turn it home.

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