Emanuele Giaccherini

Black Cats unchanged for final

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by Stuart Vose

Team news from the Hong Kong Stadium.

Paolo Di Canio has named an unchanged side to face Manchester City in the final of the Barclays Asia Trophy.

Di Canio has opted for the same team which beat Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 earlier in the week to face City, who have made five changes from their 1-0 win over South China.

Sunderland: Mannone, Gardner, Colback, Brown, O'Shea (c), Cabral, Larsson, Johnson, Giaccherini, Sessegnon, Altidore.

Subs: Pickford, Westwood, Wickham, Vaughan, Mandron, Moberg Karlsson, Ba, McClean, Cuellar, Roberge.

Man City: Pantilimon, Zabaleta, Clichy, Kompany (c), Nastasic, Garcia, Milner, Toure, Silva, Dzeko, Negredo.

Subs: Wright, Lescott, Nasri, Kolarov, Navas, Rodwell, Barry, Fernandinho, Boyata.