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Sunderland 1-1 Rotherham United

Jake Hastie's second-half equaliser enabled Rotherham to come from behind to claim a 1-1 League One draw against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.

Sunderland made the perfect start, with Marc McNulty finding the net after just 31 seconds.

Alim Ozturk's quick free-kick released the Scotsman through the middle, and having scored in his side's weekend win at Accrington, he made it two goals in four days as he slotted past Daniel Iversen.

The hosts should have been two goals to the good midway through the first half, but while Clark Robertson scythed down Lynden Gooch to concede a penalty, Aiden McGeady's tame side-footed effort was easily saved.

Rotherham might have had a spot-kick of their own when Luke O'Nien appeared to handle in the area, and having steadied the ship after their dreadful start, the visitors should really have had an equaliser on the stroke of half-time, only for Matt Crooks to head over from six yards out.

They levelled with 24 minutes left, taking advantage of some hesitancy from Ozturk that enabled Freddie Ladapo to win possession.

He teed up Hastie in the box, and the Millers forward drilled a driven finish into the roof of the net.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Sunderland

  • 1McLaughlin
  • 2McLaughlinBooked at 41minsSubstituted forMaguireat 70'minutes
  • 5Ozturk
  • 4Willis
  • 33Hume
  • 8McGeouch
  • 18DobsonBooked at 30mins
  • 11GoochSubstituted forGriggat 85'minutes
  • 13O'Nien
  • 19McGeadyBooked at 78mins
  • 10McNultySubstituted forWykeat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Power
  • 7Maguire
  • 9Wyke
  • 12Flanagan
  • 16Burge
  • 22Grigg
  • 23Leadbitter

Rotherham

  • 1Iversen
  • 22Olosunde
  • 20Ihiekwe
  • 15Robertson
  • 3Mattock
  • 8Wiles
  • 16Lindsay
  • 17Crooks
  • 10LadapoSubstituted forBarlaserat 90+3'minutes
  • 14MorrisSubstituted forSmithat 81'minutes
  • 23HastieSubstituted forMacDonaldat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Jones
  • 4MacDonald
  • 6Wood
  • 11Barlaser
  • 12Price
  • 24Smith
  • 26Lamy
Referee:
Ben Toner
Attendance:
29,078

Match Stats

Home TeamSunderlandAway TeamRotherham
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home8
Away12
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away4
Fouls
Home22
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Sunderland 1, Rotherham United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Sunderland 1, Rotherham United 1.

Corner, Sunderland. Conceded by Matt Crooks.

Attempt missed. Matt Crooks (Rotherham United) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Daniel Barlaser with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Rotherham United. Daniel Barlaser replaces Freddie Ladapo.

Offside, Sunderland. Chris Maguire tries a through ball, but Luke O'Nien is caught offside.

Offside, Rotherham United. Daniel Iversen tries a through ball, but Freddie Ladapo is caught offside.

Corner, Sunderland. Conceded by Clark Robertson.

Substitution

Substitution, Rotherham United. Shaun MacDonald replaces Jake Hastie.

Jake Hastie (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luke O'Nien (Sunderland).

Offside, Sunderland. Jon McLaughlin tries a through ball, but Charlie Wyke is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Sunderland. William Grigg replaces Lynden Gooch.

Foul by Clark Robertson (Rotherham United).

Jordan Willis (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Luke O'Nien.

Jamie Lindsay (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Charlie Wyke (Sunderland).

Offside, Sunderland. Alim Ozturk tries a through ball, but Charlie Wyke is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Rotherham United. Michael Smith replaces Carlton Morris because of an injury.

Foul by Jake Hastie (Rotherham United).

Denver Hume (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Alim Ozturk.

Booking

Aiden McGeady (Sunderland) is shown the yellow card.

Offside, Sunderland. Jon McLaughlin tries a through ball, but Charlie Wyke is caught offside.

Hand ball by Matt Crooks (Rotherham United).

Attempt missed. Aiden McGeady (Sunderland) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Luke O'Nien.

Attempt saved. Charlie Wyke (Sunderland) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Aiden McGeady.

Jake Hastie (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luke O'Nien (Sunderland).

Substitution

Substitution, Sunderland. Chris Maguire replaces Conor McLaughlin.

Attempt missed. Jake Hastie (Rotherham United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Matt Crooks.

Carlton Morris (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Conor McLaughlin (Sunderland).

Goal!

Goal! Sunderland 1, Rotherham United 1. Jake Hastie (Rotherham United) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Freddie Ladapo.

Foul by Matthew Olosunde (Rotherham United).

Luke O'Nien (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Ben Wiles (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luke O'Nien (Sunderland).

Attempt saved. Jake Hastie (Rotherham United) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Freddie Ladapo.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Coventry9540159619
2Ipswich85301541118
3Wycombe94411410416
4Sunderland84311310315
5Blackpool94321311215
6Peterborough84222081214
7Fleetwood84221512314
8Lincoln City9414149513
9Burton8332107312
10Doncaster733197212
11MK Dons84041112-112
12Bristol Rovers93331011-112
13Shrewsbury8332910-112
14Rotherham7322128411
15Gillingham8242149510
16Rochdale8242912-310
17Oxford Utd92341315-29
18Portsmouth61329906
19Tranmere81341215-36
20Accrington81341016-66
21Wimbledon9036815-73
22Southend80171024-141
23Bolton7025123-22-10
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