Martin O'Neill has praised his side after their FA Cup Third Round comeback against Championship side Bolton on Saturday.
The Black Cats found themselves 2-0 down just after half-time, but goals from Connor Wickham and Craig Gardner sealed a stunning fightback and ensured the tie goes to a replay.
Speaking after the match, O'Neill said: "It was a fantastic cup tie. It took some time to get going but the second-half was roared on by our crowd. It made a big, big difference. It kept us going throughout and we fought back magnificently.
"It was a fantastic comeback. Stirling comeback, and it's really what the FA Cup is all about."
The Third Round replay will take place on Tuesday 15 January at the Stadium of Light.
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