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Highlights: Garner’s strike, Sears’ pressure and Waghorn close to a dream goal at Sunderland

PUBLISHED: 14:43 04 February 2018 | UPDATED: 14:49 04 February 2018

Joe Garner scores Ipswich's first at Sunderland Picture Pagepix

Joe Garner scores Ipswich's first at Sunderland Picture Pagepix

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Match highlights from Ipswich Town’s 2-0 victory away at Sunderland on Saturday.

The Blues came away with a valuable three points, after Joe Garner’s effort and an Adam Matthews own goal secured victory at the Stadium of Light.

Garner’s came on 35 minutes, when he brought the ball down, protected it well, shuffled to the edge of the box and fired the ball low into the bottom corner.

The second came just before half-time, when Grant Ward surged past his man and delivered a teasing cross that Matthews was only able to turn into his own net under pressure from Freddie Sears.

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What a shame. Mick McCarthy was only seconds away from having another favourite DVD to add to his collection of perfect away performances. You know the ones – shut up shop for the entire second half, then nick a winner from a set-piece, writes Northstander Terry Hunt,

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