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O'Neill hails "fantastic cup tie"

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.

Clink the link below for a full match report and highlights:

Bolton 2-2 Sunderland

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