Sunderland moved up to eighth in the Barclays Premier League with a 1-0 victory over Liverpool at the Stadium of Light.

Nicklas Bendtner's 56th-minute goal separated the sides, although the Danish striker was carried off later following a challenge by Martin Skrtel.

Liverpool rarely threatened on a disappointing afternoon for Kenny Dalglish's side on Wearside.

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