mk dons

Team news from Selhurst Park

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.