Team news: Flanagan and Dajaku start

Lee Johnson has made two changes ahead for today’s Sky Bet League One encounter at Cambridge United (KO 3pm).

Luke O’Nien, who was scheduled to see a shoulder specialist on Friday, isn’t included in the matchday squad, with Aiden McGeady also ruled out due to a knee injury.

Bailey Wright, Callum Doyle and Tom Flanagan feature in defence, as Leon Dajaku replaces Lynden Gooch in the starting XI.

Under-23 regulars Cieran Dunne and Will Harris are named amongst the substitutes.

Sunderland AFC: Hoffmann, Flanagan, Evans, Doyle, Dajaku, Broadhead, Stewart, Winchester, Pritchard, Neil, Wright.
Substitutes: Patterson, Alves, Embleton, O’Brien, Gooch, Dunne, Harris.

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