Home tie with neighbours lined up.
Sunderland will play near neighbours Middlesbrough in the Fourth Round of the Capital One Cup.
The Black Cats were the first team out of the bag in the draw as they were paired with the Teessiders.
Martin O'Neill's men saw off Morecambe and MK Dons to book their place in the Fourth Round.
Meanwhile, Boro have already beaten Bury, Gillingham and Preston, all away from home.
The tie will be played during the week commencing October 29.