A very late goal from a very acute angle by Fabio Borini rescued what could turn out to be a huge point for Sunderland at home against Crystal Palace as the match-up between the Black Cats and Alan Pardew’s men finished 2-2

Sunderland took the lead in the in fortuitous circumstances as Dame N’Doye’s shot deflected off Scott Dann and past the completely wrongfooted Wayne Hennessey.

However, former Black Cats striker Connor Wickham turned the game on its head around the hour mark, scoring two goals in six minutes to give Pardew’s side the lead.

It looked like they were going to hold on for a huge win, but Borini netted from a tight angle late on which meant it ended with honours even.

The point kept Sam Allardyce’s side out of the relegation zone, although local rivals Newcastle could leapfrog them if they manage to get a point from either of their two games in hand.

Here’s how we rated the performances of the Sunderland players:

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