Sunderland shoot-out win units up Papa John’s Trophy Final with Tranmere

2019 finalists Sunderland AFC will take on Tranmere Rovers within the 2021 Papa John’s Trophy Final after a penalty shoot-out win over Lincoln City.

Home-town hero Grant Leadbitter scored the decisive penalty, because the Black Cats prevailed 5-3 on spot kicks over Micahel Appleton’s males. 

Lincoln’s Remy Howarth was the one man to overlook from the spot, hitting the bar.

Charlie Wyke’s header – his twenty second goal of the season – forced penalties after Anthony Scully’s observe up effort put City forward.

Sunderland, who lost the 2019 Final on penalties against Partsmouth, will meet Tranmere Rovers within the final on Sunday 14 March after the Sky Bet League Two side beat Oxford United 2-0 in Tuesday’s first Semi-Final. 

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