Sunderland boss Gus Poyet was delighted with his derby heroes after victory over Newcastle United.

Poyet said matchwinner Fabio Borini had been unlucky to start this, the 148th Tyne-Wear derby, on the bench.

He said: "Fabio was so close to starting because of the way he has been in training and his attitude and how positive he has been."

The Uruguayan continued: "Lee (Cattermole) and Jack (Johnson) were outstanding.

"I tell you what, if there were two players I couldn't take out during the game they were Lee and Jack, and somehow I decided to take Lee off because I wanted to control the ball a little bit more."

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