Phil Parkinson has made two changes for today’s game against Oxford United.
Grant Leadbitter replaces the suspended George Dobson, while Danny Graham comes into the starting XI in place of Will Grigg.
A promotion winner during his time at the Kassam Stadium, Chris Maguire also features against his former employers.
Max Power captains the Lads and it’s as you were at the back, with Jordan Willis, Bailey Wright and Tom Flanagan flanked by Luke O’Nien and Denver Hume.
Sunderland AFC: Burge, Flanagan, Willis, Wright, Power, Maguire, O'Brien, O'Nien, Graham, Leadbitter, Hume.
Substitutes: McLaughlin, Wyke, Gooch, Scowen, Xhemajli, Matthews, Grigg.