Sunderland v Fulham team news: James Vaughan returns to the starting XI
James Vaughan makes his first league start under Chris Coleman as Lee Cattermole misses out through suspension.
Sunderland are persisting with a back five but playing two up front as they look to seal their first home win in 364 days.
Sunderland XI: Ruiter; Love, Browning, O'Shea, Wilson, Matthews; Gibson, Gooch, Honeyman; Vaughan, Grabban
Subs: Steele, Galloway, McGeady, McManaman, Maja, Asoro, Ndong