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Vergini apologises to Sunderland fans for 'wonder' own goal

Sunderland defender Santiago Vergini has apologised for his 'wonder' own goal in their 8-0 defeat at Southampton.

The defender has apologised to the club's supporters and admitted his mistake had a huge impact on the way the game went.

Vergini said: "I take full responsibility for this and after my error the game really did change.

"The account we gave of ourselves was embarrassing. We have to look forward now and try to improve for the following game.

"I thank the fans for their excellent support as always and I would really like to say sorry to them for the very poor account we have given of ourselves.

"The first step is to accept the errors we committed and we have to be aware that we are responsible for what happened here."

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