Hatching a Plan for Sunderland to Shock Manchester City in Capital One Cup Final

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Hatching a Plan for Sunderland to Shock Manchester City in Capital One Cup Final
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Sunderland travel to Wembley on Sunday for their first cup final appearance since 1992.

That day ended in disappointment, after a 2-0 defeat to Liverpool, as did their most recent League Cup final in 1985.

Standing in their way this time around, a Manchester City side looking to secure a first trophy under Manuel Pellegrini.

For many, the result is already a formality. The Black Cats are clear outsiders, with their wealthy adversaries expected to stroll to a comfortable victory.

Here's a look at how Gus Poyet's side can upset the odds and end a 41-year wait for major silverware.

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