Football - Battling Black Cats rescue point

Stephane Sessegnon got Sunderland out of jail as they fought back to snatch a 2-2 draw against Fulham.

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Football - Battling Black Cats rescue point

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Stephane Sessegnon, left, scores Sunderland's equaliser in the second half against Fulham

The Londoners led 2-0 after 35 minutes through Dimitar Berbatov's audacious penalty and Sascha Riether's close-range finish.

However, Craig Gardner, who had conceded the spot-kick, dragged the Black Cats back into it when he too converted a penalty before the break, and Sessegnon prevented his side from slipping to a fourth successive Barclays Premier League defeat when he fired home with 20 minutes remaining.

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