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‘Different gravy’, ‘Red and white Iniesta’ – Many Sunderland fans praise player following Ipswich draw

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Sunderland extended their unbeaten run in League One to seven matches on Saturday afternoon as they played out a 1-1 draw with Ipswich Town at Portman Road.

The two sides faced-off for the second time in the space of a month, with the reverse fixture occurring in November on Wearside.

On that day the Black Cats were 2-0 winners over the Tractor Boys, who then had Paul Cook in charge but that was not the case this time around.

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Interim manager John McGreal was having his final game in charge before Kieran McKenna takes over and it was his team who took the lead just before half-time through James Norwood.

But Everton loanee Nathan Broadhead was the man who netted the equaliser in the second half for the visitors, which meant they headed back north with a point to boost their chances of promotion.

The man who played the ball through to Broadhead was young Dan Neil, who is certainly having a stand-out season at his boyhood club.

He nutmegged Lee Evans in the middle of the park before slicing open the Ipswich defence with a pass to set Broadhead in, and that was just the latest in a long line of special things he’s done this season and quite rightly Sunderland fans have been heaping praise on him on social media.


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Article title: ‘Different gravy’, ‘Red and white Iniesta’ – Many Sunderland fans praise player following Ipswich draw

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