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Sunderland 2-3 Middlesbrough, PL2 D2

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16 Sep 2019
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Stephen Walker scored two penalties to help Middlesbrough beat Sunderland 3-2 in Premier League 2 Division 2 as both sides were reduced to 10 men.

Benjamin Mbunga-Kimpioka fired Sunderland ahead from the spot on 24 minutes after Lee Connelly had been fouled.

Two minutes into first-half stoppage time, Boro equalised when Walker converted his first penalty before he scored his second spot-kick eight minutes after the break.

Substitute Rumarn Burrell made it 3-1 on 64 minutes from Isaiah Jones's cross before Connelly pulled a goal back for the hosts with eight minutes remaining.

Mbunga-Kimpioka and Djed Spence were then both sent off in the sixth minute of added time.

Sunderland remain bottom after a fourth straight defeat while Boro are fourth, three points behind leaders Manchester United.

See: Sunderland reportMiddlesbrough report

Next fixtures

Sunderland: 22 Sep v Swansea (A)
Middlesbrough: 20 Sep v West Ham (H)

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