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‘Deserves the Ballon d’Or’, ‘Prolific’ – Many Sunderland fans react to 28-year-old’s display at Lincoln City

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Sunderland recorded their biggest League One victory since January as Lee Johnson announced himself to the Stadium of Light faithful by guiding his side to a comfortable win at Lincoln City on Saturday.

Johnson was in charge for last Saturday’s defeat to Wigan, although the Black Cats boss had little time to prepare following his appointment hours before the game.

However, after the midweek EFL Trophy success at Oldham, the former Bristol City manger racked about another victory on what turned out to be a comfortable afternoon at Cincil Bank.

The damage was done inside the opening 42 minutes as Grant Leadbitter, Charlie Wyke and Jack Diamond put Sunderland into an unassailable half-time lead against their fellow promotion hopefuls.

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But the day belonged to Wyke, who thumped home his second of the afternoon late in the second period to move to ten goals for the campaign, which is just one fewer than he managed throughout the whole of the previous two seasons combined following his move from Valley Parade in 2018.

Having scored almost 30 percent of the Black Cats’ League One goals this term, he’s proving a popular figure with the Stadium of Light faithful.

And here, we’ve been looking at how Sunderland fans have been reacting on Twitter to Wyke’s performance against the Imps:


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Article title: ‘Deserves the Ballon d’Or’, ‘Prolific’ – Many Sunderland fans react to 28-year-old’s display at Lincoln City

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