Sunderland thought they were heading for an unlikely victory over Manchester City at the Eithad on Wednesday night before Vito Mannone gifted the hosts a point.

In what would have been a huge boost to the Black Cat’s survival hopes, Connor Wickham’s brace meant Sunderland were 2-1 up with just seven minutes remaining.

But Mannone failed to hold on to a late Samir Nasri strike and equaly failed to prevent it from trickling in to the goal, handing City a point and all but condemning Sunderland to Championship football.

Watch the blunder below as Mannone painfully fails to rectify his mistake. Some call Vito a taxi…