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Sunderland fans laud Chris Maguire against Ipswich

League One saw a meeting between two teams who have seen better days on Saturday.

Sunderland and Ipswich, of course, are former Premier League sides who have fallen from grace in recent years. Now, they are both fighting for a playoff place as they look for promotion back to the Championship.

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In this clash at the Stadium of Light, it was the Black Cats who ended up coming away with all three points, and they have Chris Maguire to thank for the victory. The 31-year-old scored the only goal of the match as his side won 1-0, and the supporters were delighted with his goal.

In a tight game such as this, one moment of magic can make all the difference, and that ended up being the case in regards to Maguire’s fantastic finish.

Other fans, meanwhile, were delighted with his overall display.

He did put in a good showing during the whole 90 minutes – not only did he score, but he also made three key passes and won eight of the 12 ground duels he contested.

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That led to him picking up a SofaScore rating of 8.2 – the highest on the pitch. Although it may be a bit of a push to say that Lionel Messi is a big fan!

Phil Parkinson will be hoping this pushes the north-east side to climb further up the table.

Meanwhile, this journalist reveals why Sunderland couldn’t sign one League One hot-shot.

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