Adam Johnson goal dumps faltering City

December 26, 2012
By ESPN.com news services
Adam Johnson came back to haunt Manchester City as the defending champion slid to a third straight 1-0 Premier League defeat at Sunderland.

The England winger, considered surplus to requirements at the Etihad Stadium during the summer and was allowed to join the Black Cats in a $16.3 million move, embarrassed former teammate Joe Hart with a dipping 53rd-minute strike which beat him at the near post and clinched three precious points for his new team.

However, the winner was ...

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