Football - Sessegnon effort enough against Everton

Stephane Sessegnon's second goal in a week handed Paolo Di Canio a 1-0 victory over Everton in his first home game as Sunderland eased themselves further clear of relegation trouble.

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The Benin international's strike in first-half injury time secured a second successive win for the Black Cats and their first over Everton in 20 attempts in all competitions.

But more importantly, it was well deserved as they dominated for long periods and limited the Champions League-chasing Toffees to a handful of half-chances in front of a delighted crowd of 44,614.

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