MATCH PHOTOS: Key moments as Newcastle v Sunderland derby ends in a draw

Aleksandar Mitrovic's late equaliser stopped Sunderland making it seven Tyne-Wear derby wins in a row today.

For a long time it looked like Sam Allardyce's side might extend their six-in-a-row record over Newcastle United after Jermain Defoe gave them the lead just before half-time.

Vito Mannone dives at the feet of Papiss Cisse during today's derby. Pic: Frank Reid.

Vito Mannone dives at the feet of Papiss Cisse during today's derby. Pic: Frank Reid.

But the game at St James's Park was packed full of incident - and our images editor Frank Reid was there to capture them.

Here's a slideshow of pictures from the game, which ended 1-1, with both sides staying in the Premier League's relegation zone.