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Gus Poyet’s thoughts on beating Stoke? “I love winning” (video)

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Sunderland’s Steven Fletcher, foreground, celebrates scoring his sides second’s goal, during the English Premier League match between Sunderland and Stoke City, at the Stadium of Light, in Sunderland, England, Saturday Oct. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/PA, Richard Sellers) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE


After drawing five of six matches to start the season, Sunderland manager Gus Poyet was asked how he was feeling after a goal from Connor Wickham and two from Steven Fletcher lifted his Black Cats to a 3-1 win over Stoke City.

“Good,” Poyet said. “I love winning. I hate losing, as you know.”

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Of course. Sunderland may’ve only taken three shots on target against Stoke, but the Northeast club made them count.

Watch the full post-match comments above.

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