Sunderland suffered extraordinary heartbreak at Wembley on Sunday, but some fans are already looking ahead with optimism to next season, and they’re starting with Bryan Oviedo.
The Black Cats were beaten 2-1 by Charlton on Sunday, marking their second devastating loss in the capital this season.
After taking the lead thanks to a remarkable mix-up by the Addicks, Jack Ross’ side sat on their advantage and simply did not do enough to see out the game.
Ben Purrington levelled things up before half-time, and Patrick Bauer gave Lee Bowyer’s side a deserved winner in the 94th minute of the match.
While none of the Sunderland players covered themselves in glory, there’s no question this group of players is united with the fans, and Oviedo’s post-match tweet has been met with heavy praise from the Wearside faithful.
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The 29 year-old is far too good for League One if truth be told, but clearly loves the club, and fans have responded to his verdict on the game by begging him to stay for another crack at the third tier.
Have a look at the best of the Twitter reaction down below…
Please say you’re staying? That would be the only positive?❤️
— Jake (@Jake07782283) May 27, 2019
You keen on staying on wearside or will your wage become a factor in you leaving???
— Niki Lawson (@lawsa1_988) May 27, 2019
— Helen Shenton (@HelenLonglegs) May 27, 2019
MOTM all day long, played absolutely class and I hope to see you next season
— Joe Marshall (@Marshy_SAFC3) May 27, 2019
Does that mean you are staying?
— Neil Grieves (@notch_32) May 27, 2019
Hope you will be here next season ??⚪️⚽️
— Stephanie Harkin (@StephHark12) May 27, 2019
Does that mean your staying. Let’s hope that is the case. You’ve been amazing all season
— Joshua Cairns (@JoshuaCairns5) May 27, 2019
— dylan (@dylan54862252) May 27, 2019