Robbie Savage reacts on Twitter to Sunderland win

Robbie Savage

The Black Cats took a huge step toward Premier League safety.

Robbie Savage has summed up Sunderland's 3-2 win over Chelsea on Twitter - and posted an ominous question for supporters of their North-East rivals Newcastle United.

The Black Cats moved one victory away from relegation Newcastle and Norwich City by coming from behind to beat the Blues and move 17th in the Premier League table, one point clear of their fellow strugglers.

Jermain Defoe fired home a 70th-minute winner, three minutes after Fabio Borini levelled up at two goals apiece, for what proved an epic victory at the Stadium of Light.

In contrast, it was a miserable afternoon for Newcastle, whose 0-0 draw at Villa - who brought an 11-match losing streak into the clash at Villa Park - saw them drop back into the bottom three, having played one game more than than both Sunderland and Norwich.

Sam Allardyce's side now just need to beat Everton at the Stadium of Light during the week to guarantee their top-flight status for at least another season.

 

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