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Ipswich Town 5-2 Sunderland

Martyn Waghorn
Martyn Waghorn (left) opened the scoring for Ipswich

Sunderland's winless Championship run extended to eight games as ex-Black Cat Martyn Waghorn scored and set up three more in their heavy defeat at Ipswich.

He got across his man to glance in Joe Garner's cross, but Billy Jones headed home a corner to equalise soon after.

Ipswich led again when Jordan Spence powered in and Waghorn backheeled for Bersant Celina to finish for 3-1.

David McGoldrick bundled home a fourth and although Aiden McGeady curled in, Grant Ward made it five for Ipswich.

Simon Grayson's Sunderland have won just two points from the last 24 on offer and remain third from bottom, while the Tractor Boys are up to fifth.

Ex-Rangers and Leicester striker Waghorn, who came through the youth system at the Stadium of Light, was a constant menace for Mick McCarthy's side and now has five goals in seven league appearances this season.

McGeady's strike, which found the top corner from outside the area, was arguably the goal of the match, while Ward rounded visiting keeper Jason Steele to complete the scoring from a tight angle.

Only bottom side Bolton have conceded more goals than Sunderland, who are the only side in the second tier yet to keep a clean sheet this term, while McCarthy's side are the league's highest scorers.

Line-ups

Ipswich

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 33Bialkowski
  • 2Iorfa
  • 12Spence
  • 4Chambers
  • 3Knudsen
  • 15Adeyemi
  • 8Skuse
  • 9WaghornSubstituted forWardat 75'minutes
  • 11CelinaSubstituted forNydamat 75'minutesBooked at 85mins
  • 10McGoldrickSubstituted forSearsat 90'minutes
  • 14Garner

Substitutes

  • 16Connolly
  • 18Ward
  • 20Sears
  • 22Nydam
  • 24Crowe
  • 28Bru
  • 30Kenlock

Sunderland

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 1Steele
  • 2Jones
  • 23Koné
  • 36WilsonSubstituted forO'Sheaat 51'minutes
  • 21Matthews
  • 13McManamanSubstituted forHoneymanat 66'minutes
  • 24Gibson
  • 6Cattermole
  • 3OviedoSubstituted forGoochat 56'minutes
  • 19McGeadyBooked at 67mins
  • 9VaughanBooked at 44mins

Substitutes

  • 16O'Shea
  • 17Ndong
  • 18Browning
  • 25Ruiter
  • 26Honeyman
  • 27Gooch
  • 29Asoro
Referee:
Tim Robinson
Attendance:
14,907

Match Stats

Home TeamIpswichAway TeamSunderland
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home20
Away14
Shots on Target
Home10
Away6
Corners
Home5
Away4
Fouls
Home12
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Ipswich Town 5, Sunderland 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Ipswich Town 5, Sunderland 2.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Luke Chambers (Ipswich Town).

  4. Post update

    James Vaughan (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Joe Garner (Ipswich Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Lamine Koné (Sunderland).

  7. Post update

    Foul by Joe Garner (Ipswich Town).

  8. Post update

    Billy Jones (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Ipswich Town. Freddie Sears replaces David McGoldrick.

  10. Goal!

    Goal! Ipswich Town 5, Sunderland 2. Grant Ward (Ipswich Town) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right to the centre of the goal. Assisted by David McGoldrick with a through ball.

  11. Post update

    Tristan Nydam (Ipswich Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Billy Jones (Sunderland).

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Tristan Nydam (Ipswich Town) left footed shot from more than 40 yards on the left wing misses to the left. Assisted by Joe Garner.

  14. Booking

    Tristan Nydam (Ipswich Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Tristan Nydam (Ipswich Town).

  16. Post update

    Aiden McGeady (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  18. Post update

    Delay in match (Ipswich Town).

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. George Honeyman (Sunderland) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Aiden McGeady with a cross.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Dominic Iorfa (Ipswich Town).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Cardiff10721179823
2Leeds106221881020
3Wolves9621159620
4Preston10541114719
5Ipswich96031913618
6Sheff Utd9603128418
7Bristol City104511710717
8Aston Villa104421610616
9Middlesbrough10433117415
10Norwich10433912-315
11Fulham10352129314
12Millwall103431310313
13Sheff Wed93421211113
14QPR103431313013
15Derby93331313012
16Nottm Forest104061318-512
17Hull102351618-29
18Reading9234810-29
19Burton10235619-139
20Brentford101541113-28
21Barnsley92251014-48
22Sunderland101361019-96
23Birmingham9126513-85
24Bolton10028421-172
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