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Suarez helps Reds to Wearside win

Dirk Kuyt and Luis Suarez were on target as Liverpool made amends for the infamous beachball goal with a 2-0 win at 10-man Sunderland.

Kuyt set the visitors on their way to three Premier League points at the Stadium of Light on Sunday with 33 minutes gone when he converted a hotly-disputed penalty, and Suarez completed the job with 13 minutes remaining.

But the Black Cats trudged off the pitch on the final whistle hugely aggrieved at the penalty decision with John Mensah, who was later shown a straight red card for a professional foul on Suarez, clearly tripping Jay Spearing outside the box.

However, while they may have had reason to feel hard done by, Steve Bruce's men were rarely a threat despite enjoying the greater share of possession, and Reds goalkeeper Pepe Reina did not have a save worthy of note to make until he plucked Lee Cattermole's long-range effort out of the air four minutes from time.

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