Sunderland have no time to feel sorry for themselves after the 2-0 defeat at Bournemouth - they have a third round Capital One Cup clash with Manchester City to prepare for.
And in the news today, head coach Dick Advocaat has revealed new loan signing DeAndre Yedlin will finally make his debut for the Black Cats in tomorrow night’s match.
Advocaat said: “Maybe we have to start with totally different type of players because we’re playing in quite an attacking way.”
Read what Advocaat has to say about the Spurs youngster here.
One player definitely missing is suspended centre back Younes Kaboul.
The Frenchman was red carded in the defeat at Dean Court and we have taken an in-depth look at his display on the south coast.
Do you agree with our analysis?
Meanwhile, Advocaat speaks to the North East press pack at 2pm today ahead of the visit of Man City.
You can follow all the latest developments via our live blog from the Academy of Light.
Sunderland host Manchester City at the Stadium of Light on Tuesday in round three of the Capital One Cup - and there are cash turnstiles for the game.
The game kicks-off at 7.45pm and tickets are priced at £10 for adults and £5 for supporters aged under 16 and over 65. Black Cats Bar tickets are available for £25.
Cash turnstiles will also be in operation with turnstiles 5-8, 35, 36, 45, 46, 51, 52, 61 and 62 open from 6.15pm, with both adult and concession priced tickets available at £10 and £5.