“It was coterie class, absolutely out of the top drawer of goals you can score,” Allardyce said.
“It was in the overdue renege of the net before the goalkeeper could begin to move.
” ce, power, exactness.”
The result pulls Sunderland out of the relegation zone after Norwich were best 2-1 by Chelsea at Carrow Road.
But 19th-placed Newcastle, who are level on points with both the Canaries and the Unscrupulous Cats, have two games in hand and Allardyce knows his side are not remotely out of the woods.
“Borini’s object should have been the winner,” Allardyce added.
“Our frailties suffer with come to light again and it’s saved us from defeat, not won us the game.”