Sunderland hand Man Utd third straight loss
Manchester United lost a third game in a row for the first time since 2001 as Sunderland took a precious one-goal advantage into the Capital One Cup semi-final second leg.
Fabio Borini’s penalty gave the hosts the edge after Tom Cleverley was controversially penalised for a challenge on Adam Johnson.
Ryan Giggs’ own goal in first-half injury time gave Sunderland the lead.
Nemanja Vidic levelled with a towering header soon after the restart.