Sunderland matchwinner Gardner proud of Cup screamer

Sunderland midfielder Craig Gardner was delighted with his FA Cup winner against Southampton.

Sunderland midfielder Craig Gardner was delighted with his FA Cup winner against Southampton.

Gardner netted the deciding goal four minutes into the second half with a bullet of a shot which went in off the woodwork.

“The ball came out and [Victor] Wanyama tried to nick it, but I managed to get it past him and let rip – it was nice to see it go in off the bar,” he told SAFSee.

“It was going a bit high – when the ball hits the bar you always think ‘oh no’, but when I saw it hit the net I was buzzing.”

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