Victor Anichebe's four-word Instagram comment to Sunderland following win against Bristol Rovers

Former Sunderland striker Victor Anichebe was quick to respond to his old club’s victory yesterday.

Sunday, 28th March 2021, 11:45 am

The Black Cats picked up another win in League One yesterday, defeating Joey Barton’s Bristol Rovers 1-0 at the Memorial Stadium.

That result leaves Lee Johnson’s side in third place in the third tier and very much in contention for the automatic promotion spots.

Indeed, Sunderland have lost just once in their last 18 fixtures in all competitions and are unbeaten in 12.

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Victor Anichebe looks on during the Premier League match between Middlesbrough and Sunderland at the Riverside Stadium on April 26, 2017 in Middlesbrough, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

And the Wearside club’s fate is seemingly in their own hands.

Sunderland are two points behind second-placed Peterborough United with a game in hand over Posh and a fixture to play against Darren Ferguson’s side.

The Black Cats also just three points behind league-leaders Hull City with two games in hand over Grant McCann’s club and a match to play against the Tigers.

Anichebe, commenting on Instagram, had this four-word plea to his old club ahead of the run-in.

He said: “Keep it going guys!”

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