Sunderland demolish Wolverhampton 5-2 to claim 4th Premier League win
www.chinaview.cn 2009-09-28 08:33:43   Print

    LONDON, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Two penalties and two own goals. the Premier League on Sunday featured a total of seven goals in which Sunderland sent off Wolverhampton 5-2.

    Darren Bent put the hosts to lead in the ninth minutes as the Trinidad and Tobago striker scored from the spot after earning a disputing penalty by himself. Three minutes after the break, Bent showed his threat in the box again with conceding a penalty for Christophe Berra tripping Bent. Kenwyne Jones duly dispatched the penalty to make it 2-0.

    However, the Wolves caught up swiftly with Kevin Doyle shooting home the equalizer five minutes after Ghanaian defender John Mensah offered them an own goal in the 50th minute.

    Later, Jones drilled a low shot with 20 minutes remaining to restore his side's lead. Three minutes later, Michael Turner made the win more assuring with a sound header.

    The Wolves continued to attack but just added another goal to the hosts when Mancienne deflected the ball into the visitors' own net in stoppage time.

    Sunderland are ranked eighth with four wins while the Wolves placed 16th among the 20 teams.

Editor: Li Xianzhi
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