Sunderland striker Danny Welbeck reaping rewards of loan move

18 December 2010 03:28
Danny Welbeck aims to carry on his fine form after his goal beat Bolton 1-0 and moved Sunderland into the top six of the Barclays Premier League.[LNB] Welbeck netted in the first half and goalkeeper Craig Gordon then made a point-blank save to deny Zat Knight on the stroke of half-time.[LNB] Great finish: Danny Welbeck puts Sunderland ahead from six yards[LNB] Welbeck, on loan from Manchester United at the Stadium of Light, told Sky Sports 1: 'That was my aim when I came here to get games. I'm just looking forward to carrying on my form.[LNB] 'Every game in the Premier League is going to be tough but to get the three points and go ahead of Bolton (in the table) is great.[LNB] 'Everyone's working well together and the team spirit is very high.' [LNB]Gordon admitted his stop from Knight had been a moment of rare action for him in the match.[LNB] Close run thing: Asamoah Gyan sees his shot beat Jussi Jaaskelainen, but go wide[LNB] 'It's probably the only real save I have had in the game but I managed to get a real solid hand to it,' he said.[LNB] 'It was a good save and it was important at the end that we got three points and that's what makes making saves like that even more important.'[LNB] Ivan Klasnic's late miss made sure Sunderland were not denied the win and Gordon admitted: 'We got a bit of a life there but we will take the good luck when it comes.[LNB] 'It's important for the team to keep clean sheets and keep grinding out 1-0 wins.'[LNB] Steve Bruce EXCLUSIVE: I love Sunderland but I'd like to boss EnglandAsamoah Gyan beats Drogba to African Footballer of the Year prize [LNB] [LNB]  Explore more:People: Ivan Klasnic, Zat Knight, Craig Gordon, Danny Welbeck

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