Confirmed team news from the Stadium of Light.
Sunderland and Leeds United have confirmed their team news for this afternoon’s FA Cup third round tie at the Stadium of Light, with the Championship side hoping to spring an upset against the Premier League outfit.
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Gus Poyet names a fairly strong side as he looks to guide his team into the fourth round, though big names such as Adam Johnson and Sebastian Larsson are only named on the bench to begin with.
Leeds have named a much-changed side for this game, with seven changes to their lineup from their last match in the Championship, including first starts for the club for Dario Del Fabro & Brian Montenegro.
TEAM NEWS: #SAFC Pantilimon, Vergini, van Aanholt, Coates, O’Shea (c), Bridcutt, Rodwell, Gomez, Alvarez, Giaccherini, Fletcher.
— Sunderland AFC (@SunderlandAFC) January 4, 2015
Team news vs Sunderland: Silvestri, Berardi, Cooper, Del Fabro, C Taylor, Austin, Murphy, Sloth, Adryan, Antenucci, Montenegro. #lufc
— Leeds United FC (@LUFC) January 4, 2015