'Absolutely unstoppable' - Sunderland fans react as Lee Johnson makes FOUR changes for MK Dons clash

Sunderland manager Lee Johnson has made four changes ahead of his side’s Papa John’s Trophy clash against MK Dons on Tuesday evening.

Tuesday, 2nd February 2021, 5:44 pm
Sunderland manager Lee Johnson. (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

The Black Cats were pegged back by a late Gillingham strike in a 2-2 draw in League One on Saturday afternoon – a result that left them sixth in the table.

Tonight’s match will see them bid for a place in the final four of the Football League Trophy, but they will have to beat a Dons side who took all three points when the two sides met in November.

Remi Matthews comes in between the sticks, with Luke O’Nien and Lyndon Gooch also returning to the side.

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Notably, there will be a debut for Rangers loanee Jordan Jones, who joined the Black Cats in the latter stages of the transfer window. Fellow new boy Ross Stewart misses out through injury.

Top scorer Charlie Wyke drops to the bench, as does Aiden McGeady.

We’ve gathered some of the best reactions from fans on Twitter below:

@thompson_1969 tweeted: “Good team, that. I think a big win tonight”.

@Marshy_SAFC tweeted: “Absolutely unstoppable that.”

@only1kilbane tweeted: “Strong side, happy with that”.

@mackem49000 tweeted: “Seems light in midfield but let’s see how things develop”.

@LukeHuggan tweeted: “Semi-finals, here we come”.

@TheSafcAnalyst tweeted: “Glad Jones is in, will be interesting to see how him, O’Nien and Gooch fare under LJ’s system. I’m a bit puzzled to why Stewart isn’t on the team sheet though...”

@MorganGraySAFC tweeted: “Fairly strong team. The road to Wembley continues. Ha'way the lads. I predict a 2-1 win”.