SAFC v Morecambe

Pair handed league debuts

by Stuart Vose

Johnson and Fletcher both start.

Steven Fletcher and Adam Johnson will both make their league debuts for Sunderland at Swansea this afternoon.

Both have been handed starts at the Liberty Stadium, while Carlos Cuellar and Simon Mignolet both return after being rested for the midweek cup win over Morecambe.

Ji Dong-won is on the bench for the first time this season, while there's no place for new signing Danny Rose, who signed on loan yesterday.

Sunderland: Mignolet, Gardner, Colback, O'Shea, Cuellar, Cattermole ©, Larsson, Johnson, McClean, Sessegnon, Fletcher.

Subs: Campbell, Kilgallon, Dong-won, Meyler, Bramble, Saha, Westwood.

Swansea: Vorm, Taylor, Flores, Williams ©, Britton, Michu, Graham, Dyer, Routledge, De Guzman, Rangel.

Subs: Tate, Shechter, Moore, Ki, Tremmel, Agustien, Davies.