Sunderland leave it late to hand O'Neill dream start

Sunderland 2-1 Blackburn

  • Sun 11 Dec 2011: Blackburn goalscorer Simon Vukcevic tries to escape the attentions of Sunderland defender John O'Shea at the Stadium of Light.
  • Sun 11 Dec 2011: Blackburn's players celebrate after Simon Vukcevic (far left) gives them an early lead away at Sunderland.
  • Sun 11 Dec 2011: New Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill jumps for joy after his team's last-gasp winner against Blackburn in his first match in charge.
  • Sun 11 Dec 2011: Blackburn midfielder Morten Gamst Pedersen tries to hold off two Sunderland players at the Stadium of Light.
  • Sun 11 Dec 2011: Blackburn keeper Paul Robinson makes a stunning save to deny Sunderland's Kieran Richardson from point-blank range.
  • Sun 11 Dec 2011: Blackburn goalkeeper Paul Robinson tries to contain his disappointment at the final whistle after losing to Sunderland.

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