Ebene News – GB – Sunderland 1-1 Lincoln (5-3 on penalties): Grant Leadbitter scores a winning penalty to send the Black Cats to Wembley


vs. Lincoln City Papa John Trophy Semi-Final

6:00 p.m., Wednesday February 17, 2021

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Sunderland reaches Papa John Trophy final as Grant Leadbitter scores winning penalty in shootout against Lincoln at Stadium of Light; Lee Johnson’s men face Tranmere at Wembley on Sunday March 14

Sunderland reached the Papa John’s Trophy final after a 5-3 penalty shootout win over Lincoln at the Stadium of Light

The Black Cats were struck by their chances of securing a spot in the Wembley centerpiece for the second time in three seasons when Anthony Scully tapped from close range after 64 minutes, despite replays showing that Lincoln had incorrectly received a throw-in shortly before

But Charlie Wyke was assisted by Aiden McGeady for the fifth time in just two games 11 minutes later, as he led the Republic of Ireland international center for his 22nd goal of the all season. competitions combined to send the draw on penalties

Sunderland’s Max Power, Luke O’Nien and Chris Maguire converted from there, as did Scully and Conor McGrandles for the Imps, although Remy Howarth sent his kick over the crossbar to give the benefit to lottery hosts

McGeady went 4-2 before Brennan Johnson pulled one off for the visitors, but childhood fan Grant Leadbitter was lucky enough to send Lee Johnson’s men to Wembley and he didn’t. no mistakes at 12 meters

Sunderland now advance to the final on Sunday March 14, where they face Tranmere in a match live on Sky Sports Football

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Ebene News – GB – Sunderland 1-1 Lincoln (5-3 on penalties): Grant Leadbitter scores winning penalty to send Black Cats to Wembley

Source: https://www.skysports.com/football/sunderland-vs-lincoln-city/report/442014