GIF: Fabio Borini Scores Long-Range Belter to Win Newcastle Derby for Sunderland

BR-UK StaffFeatured Columnist IVOctober 27, 2013

SWANSEA, WALES - OCTOBER 19:  Gus Poyet (C) the manager of Sunderland passes on instructions to substitutes Fabio Borini (R) and Jack Colback (L) during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Sunderland at the Liberty Stadium on October 19, 2013 in Swansea, Wales.  (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

What a way to win a derby.

Thrown on as a second-half substitute, Fabio Borini earned himself a place in Sunderland folklore with a cracking strike from 25 yards to give the home side a 2-1 advantage against Newcastle with just six minutes remaining.

Newcastle pushed but could not find an even later equaliser, confirming Borini as the hero of the day:

It was the Italian's first goal for the club, leaving Tim Krul with no chance.

(GIF via @FeintZebra)