mk dons

Team news from Selhurst Park

Published:
by Stuart Vose

Wickham and Vaughan start.

Connor Wickham starts for Sunderland as the Black Cats face off against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park (KO 5.30pm).

The striker partners Ji Dong-won up front after netting two goals as a substitute against MK Dons in the Capital One Cup in midweek.

Meanwhile David Vaughan also comes into the starting line-up as Sunderland make five changes from the side which beat MK Dons 4-2 in midweek.

Sunderland: Westwood, Celustka, Colback, O'Shea ©, Diakite, Larsson, Vaughan, Johnson, Giaccherini, Dong-won, Wickham.

Subs: Cabral, Fletcher, Moberg Karlsson, Cuellar, Roberge, Mavrias, Mannone.

Crystal Palace: Speroni, Ward, Gabbidon, Delaney, Moxey, Dikgacoi, Jedinak, Campana, Puncheon, Gayle, Chamakh.

Subs: Alexander, Ramage, O'Keefe, Williams, Dobbie, Wilbraham, Phillips.