Sunderland v Chelsea team news: David Moyes makes four changes

David Moyes has made four changes to his Sunderland side for the clash with Chelsea at the Stadium of Light.

Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 5:55 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th December 2016, 10:22 am
Sunderland manager David Moyes

John O'Shea, Jan Kirchhoff, Adnan Januzaj and Fabio Borini return to the Sunderland side for tonight's bottom v top clash (kick-off 7.45pm).

Victor Anichebe and Steven Pienaar miss the game through injury, while Seb Larsson drops down to the bench.

Didier Ndong misses out through suspension, the Gabon midfielder serving a one-game ban after picking up his fifth yellow of the season in the 3-0 defeat to Swansea City.

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Chelsea make two changes, with Cesc Fabregas and Willian in for Nemanja Matic and the injured Eden Hazard.

Sunderland (4-3-3): Pickford; Jones, Van Aanholt, Djilobodji, Kone; O'Shea (C), Denayer, Kirchhoff; Januzaj, Borini, Defoe

Subs: Mannone, Love, Asoro, Larsson, Khazri, Maja, Honeyman.

Chelsea (3-5-2): Courtois; Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Cahill (C); Moses, Kante, Fabregas, Alonso; Willian, Diego Costa, Pedro.

Subs: Begovic, Ivanovic, Zouma, Chalobah, Matic, Loftus-Cheek, Batshuayi.

Referee: Neil Swarbrick (Preston)