Twitter Reacts as Christian Benteke Clinches Liverpool Win over Sunderland

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Twitter Reacts as Christian Benteke Clinches Liverpool Win over Sunderland
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Liverpool moved up to seventh in the Premier League with a 1-0 win over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on Wednesday.

The game provided a rare outing for former Manchester United defender Wes Brown, who was drafted into a struggling Sunderland defence:

The highly rated Duncan Watmore, who immediately impressed the home support, soon joined him on the pitch:

For Liverpool, Christian Benteke continued to struggle up front:

But it was the big Belgian who made the breakthrough within a minute of the second half:

Benteke then missed a glorious opportunity to make the game safe as Sunderland pushed for an equaliser:

But the Reds held on to claim the three points:

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