Sam Allardyce reacts on Twitter to Liverpool draw, messages amazing Sunderland fans

Sam Allardyce

The Black Cats drew 2-2 with the Reds on Saturday afternoon.

Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce took to Twitter on Sunday morning to celebrate Saturday's 2-2 draw at Liverpool.

Indeed, a relegation-threatened side can't always afford to celebrate draws but, 2-0 down at Anfield, this was definitely a bonus point hard earned by the Black Cats.

The Reds were in control throughout and a 77th-minute mass walkout from fans certainly swung the momentum, before Alberto Moreno gave a very poor free-kick away and Simon Mignolet made a typical Mignolet error as Adam Johnson netted the subsequent set-piece.

But Sunderland still had to take advantage and, unlike the protesting Liverpool fans (who had good reason to do what they did), the away fans stayed throughout.

And Allardyce sent a message to his side's 'amazing' supporters after their comeback point.

Sunderland host Manchester United during the Premier League's early kick-off next Saturday.

Can the Black Cats fight off relegation this season? And, if so, who will go down in their stead?

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