Sunderland duo react on Twitter to win against Newcastle United

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Sunderland got the better of Newcastle United 1-0 at the Stadium of Light in the Premier League on Sunday.

Sunderland returned to winning ways in the Premier League on Sunday when they got the better of Newcastle United 1-0 at home.

Jermain Defoe's stunning volley on the stroke of half time proved to be the difference between the two sides at the Stadium of Light.

The victory has seen the Black Cats enhance their chances of survival in the top flight of English football for one more season at least.

Sunderland are now 15th in the Premier League table with 29 points from 31 matches, three points above the relegation zone.

The win at the Stadium of Light on Sunday was the Black Cats' fifth successive against Newcastle in the Premier League, as they continued their recent domination of the Tyne–Wear derby.

Following the win, Sunderland duo Jordi Gomez and Connor Wickham took to social networking site Twitter to rave about their success.

What a win and what an atmosphere ..

A photo posted by Connorwickham (@connorwickham) on

Sunderland are back in action in the Premier League on Saturday, when they host Crystal Palace at the Stadium of Light.

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