Sunderland are found currently in the 20th position of the ranking of the Premier League with 5 points accumulated in 11 matches of the championship.
The hosts have managed to overcome the critical period we are going through, after barely achieved the previous round first win of the season, 2-1 at Bournemouth on the ground.
Englishman J. Defoe is the team’s leading scorer in the championship with 6 successful it, until now.
The hosts can not rely on Steven Pienaar (suspended), Fabio Borini and Lee Cattermole (both injured).
On the other side, Hull ranks 18th of the league first English leagues, the team managed to collect 10 points after 11 rounds.
The guests were in a very poor shape, with five consecutive defeats in the Premier League. But previous round, Hull managed to beat Southampton at home, 2-1.
Scot R. Snodgrass is the team’s top scorer in the Premier League, with four goals scored in 11 matches.
Guests can not rely on this trip on the suspended Allan Adama Diomande and accidentatii McGregore, Moses Odubajo, Alex Bruce, Brian Lenihan, Andrew Robertson, Greg Luer, Abel Hernandez and Will Keane.
Probable team Sunderland: Pickford – Aanholt, Djilobodji, Kone, Jones – Ndong, McNair – Anichebe, Januzaj, Watmore – Defoe
Hull Probable team: Marshall – Elmohamady, Dawson, Davies, Clucas – Huddlestone – Snodgrass, Livermore, Henriksen, Mason – Mbokani