League One
Gillingham1Sunderland0

Gillingham 1-0 Sunderland

Defender Connor Ogilvie scored an 89th-minute winner as Gillingham beat out-of-form Sunderland at Priestfield.

The hosts dominated throughout, with strikers Brandon Hanlan and Mikael Mandron both hitting the bar in the first half.

Hanlan, who scored the winner when the two sides met in an FA Cup first-round replay at Priestfield last month, saw his header hit the underside of the bar and bounce onto the line in the 24th minute.

Mandron was then denied by the woodwork seven minutes before the break as he met Hanlan's low delivery into the box.

The visitors improved after the break and almost took the lead when Luke O'Nien forced Gills goalkeeper Jack Bonham into a smart save from his volley.

Substitute Charlie Wyke also shot inches wide seconds after coming on.

The referee controversially disallowed a Wyke goal in the 77th minute after he ruled that the striker met Will Grigg's cross with his hand.

Left-back Ogilvie then fired home a late winner for Steve Evans' side from close range after the visitors failed to clear Olly Lee's corner.

Defeat means that Sunderland have won just twice in seven league games since Parkinson replaced Jack Ross in charge at the Stadium of Light.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Gillingham

  • 1Bonham
  • 12Fuller
  • 5Ehmer
  • 27TuckerBooked at 66mins
  • 6Ogilvie
  • 14Jones
  • 18ByrneSubstituted forMarshallat 44'minutes
  • 24O'Connor
  • 22Lee
  • 9Mandron
  • 7Hanlan

Substitutes

  • 2Hodson
  • 10Ndjoli
  • 11Charles-Cook
  • 16Cissé
  • 19Marshall
  • 21Walsh
  • 23Jakubiak

Sunderland

  • 1McLaughlin
  • 4Willis
  • 5OzturkBooked at 90mins
  • 12FlanaganBooked at 88mins
  • 2McLaughlinSubstituted forMaguireat 90+2'minutes
  • 18Dobson
  • 23Leadbitter
  • 28De Bock
  • 13O'Nien
  • 22Grigg
  • 10McNultySubstituted forWykeat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Lynch
  • 7Maguire
  • 9Wyke
  • 14Watmore
  • 16Burge
  • 19McGeady
  • 33Hume
Referee:
Andy Woolmer
Attendance:
5,401

Match Stats

Home TeamGillinghamAway TeamSunderland
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home13
Away6
Shots on Target
Home1
Away3
Corners
Home10
Away1
Fouls
Home14
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Gillingham 1, Sunderland 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Gillingham 1, Sunderland 0.

Attempt saved. William Grigg (Sunderland) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Luke O'Nien.

Attempt missed. Mark Marshall (Gillingham) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Mikael Mandron following a fast break.

Substitution

Substitution, Sunderland. Chris Maguire replaces Conor McLaughlin.

Booking

Alim Ozturk (Sunderland) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Alim Ozturk (Sunderland).

Brandon Hanlan (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Gillingham 1, Sunderland 0. Connor Ogilvie (Gillingham) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner following a corner.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Conor McLaughlin.

Booking

Tom Flanagan (Sunderland) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Tom Flanagan (Sunderland).

Brandon Hanlan (Gillingham) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Charlie Wyke (Sunderland).

Barry Fuller (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Charlie Wyke (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Alfie Jones (Gillingham).

Attempt missed. Mikael Mandron (Gillingham) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Connor Ogilvie with a cross.

Attempt blocked. Mikael Mandron (Gillingham) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Laurens De Bock (Sunderland) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Barry Fuller (Gillingham).

Offside, Sunderland. William Grigg tries a through ball, but Charlie Wyke is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. William Grigg (Sunderland) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Charlie Wyke.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Alim Ozturk.

Conor McLaughlin (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mark Marshall (Gillingham).

Corner, Sunderland. Conceded by Connor Ogilvie.

Foul by William Grigg (Sunderland).

Jack Tucker (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tom Flanagan (Sunderland).

Mikael Mandron (Gillingham) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Jack Tucker (Gillingham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

William Grigg (Sunderland) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jack Tucker (Gillingham).

Grant Leadbitter (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Thomas O'Connor (Gillingham).

Attempt missed. Charlie Wyke (Sunderland) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Sunderland. Charlie Wyke replaces Marc McNulty.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Marc McNulty.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Alim Ozturk.

goal

As It Stood

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2Ipswich18106228131536
3Peterborough1995542251732
4Blackpool198832922732
5Bristol Rovers189452724331
6Coventry1971022421331
7Oxford Utd1886437191830
8Rotherham1993730191130
9Fleetwood179263023729
10Portsmouth187742820828
11Sunderland187562420426
12Shrewsbury186751619-325
13Doncaster166642518724
14Gillingham196672221124
15Burton186662120124
16Rochdale2064102233-1122
17Lincoln City186392022-221
18Accrington194782529-419
19Wimbledon1945102330-717
20Tranmere184592233-1117
21MK Dons1942131630-1414
22Southend2013162057-376
23Bolton163581138-272
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