Bolo Zenden was delighted with his goal in Sunderland's victory over Bolton Wanderers.

The midfielder gave Sunderland the lead just before half time when he went one-on-one with Bolton's Jussi Jaaskelainen and kept his cool to finish from a narrow angle.

It was an emotional moment for the former Barcelona man, who told safc.com: "That goal is for my father, who is ill at the moment.

"I had the time to think about what I was doing, and Jussi is a very good keeper.

"He stayed in his box and I chose to take it round him on my right side, which I don't think he was expecting.

"There were one or two players sliding in so it wasn't an easy finish in the end - I had to make sure I got the shot inside the near post rather than going across goal."

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