Sunderland v Burnley team news: Lamine Kone misses out through injury as Ndong drops to bench

Sunderland have been forced to reshuffle their defence with Lamine Kone suffering an injury during the week.

Saturday, 18th March 2017, 1:06 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:00 am
Ndong has dropped to the bench

Didier Ndong also drops to the bench in a surprise move from David Moyes, with Jack Rodwell coming back into midfield.

Jason Denayer is preferred in defence to Papy Djilobodji, who is on the bench.

Joey Barton plays for the visitors.

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Sunderland XI: Pickford, Jones, O'Shea, Denayer, Oviedo; Gibson, Larsson, Rodwell; Borini, Defoe, Januzaj

Subs: Mannone, Djilobodji, Khazri, Lescott, Manquillo, Ndong, Honeyman

Burnley: Heaton, Lowton, Mee, Keane, Ward; Boyd, Barton, Hendrick, Arfield; Barnes, Gray

Subs: Robinson, Flanagan, Vokes, Brady, Defour, Westwood, Tarkowski