Flashback: Wigan downed

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by Stuart Vose

safc.com takes you back to April 2011.

Sunderland ran out 4-2 winners in a thrilling clash with Wigan visited the Stadium of Light in April 2011.

All six goals came in the second half as the Black Cats recorded a key home victory.

The hosts looked to be up against it when Mohamed Diame crashed home a spectacular 25-yard drive seven minutes after the break.

But Asamoah Gyan replied just three minutes later, heading in Steed Malbranque's cross.

Jordan Henderson then gave Sunderland the lead as a fine run beyond three men yielded a crisp finish beyond Ali Al-Habsi.

Stephane Sessegnon added a third from the penalty spot after being pulled down by Antolin Alcaraz before Henderson cracked home number four.

Franco Di Santo pulled a goal back in the final minute, but the reply didn't take any of the sheen off a blistering second-half performance by the hosts.

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