MON names squad to face Liverpool.
Sunderland return to Barclays Premier League action this afternoon as they welcome Liverpool to the Stadium of Light.
Steven Fletcher and Carlos Cuellar will make their home league debuts today as they have both been handed starts.
Danny Rose will also make his SAFC debut against Liverpool, following his loan move from Spurs on the final day of the transfer window.
Former Black Cat Jordan Henderson is on the bench for the visitors.
SAFC: Mignolet, Rose, Cattermole ©, Larsson, Gardner, Colback, O'Shea, McClean, Cuellar, Fletcher, Sessegnon.
Subs: Campbell, Kilgallon, Ji, Meyler, Bramble, Westwood, Saha.
Liverpool: Reina, Johnson, Agger, Suarez, Gerrard ©, Allen, Borini, Sterling, Shelvey, Skrtel, Kelly.
Subs: Jones, Enrique, Sahin, Henderson, Downing, Carragher, Assaidi.