Sunderland fans react on Twitter to Lee Cattermole's performance against Arsenal

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Sunderland were beaten 2-0 by Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium yesterday.

Sunderland's Lee Cattermole

Sunderland fans have praised the performance of Lee Cattermole against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium last night.

Cattermole was selected to start by David Moyes and his performance against the Gunners impressed.

The combative central midfielder showed his usual battling qualities, and help Sunderland put up a spirited fight against Arsenal.

Sunderland's Lee Cattermole celebrates

Sunderland ended up losing the contest 2-0, thanks to a brace from Alexis Sanchez.

But Cattermole’s display was widely praised, with many Sunderland fans admitting that they had missed him badly this season.

Cattermole’s campaign has been disrupted by injury, and his absence has been keen felt by David Moyes’ men.

Sunderland have endured a torturous campaign, which has left them rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table and destined for relegation.

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