Sunderland fined £20,000 after row in Everton game

Sebastian Larsson challenges Lee Mason's decision
Sunderland players were unhappy with the awarding of a penalty to Everton by referee Lee Mason

Sunderland have been fined £20,000 after admitting a Football Association charge arising from the 1-1 draw with Everton on 9 November.

The club was charged for failing to ensure its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion following the decision to award Everton a penalty.

Gus Poyet's side surrounded referee Lee Mason after he gave a spot-kick for a foul on Everton's Seamus Coleman.

Leighton Baines scored from the resulting kick to earn Everton a point.

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