'I smell three points!': Sunderland fans react as Jack Ross names attack-minded team against Blackpool

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Jack Ross has named his Sunderland side to take on Blackpool - and fans have been quick to react.

The Black Cats' boss has made three changes from the side that drew 1-1 at Oxford, as Luke O'Nien, Duncan Watmore and Lynden Gooch are handed starts in an attack-minded team.

Sunderland fans have reacted to Jack Ross' team selection against Blackpool

Sunderland fans have reacted to Jack Ross' team selection against Blackpool

Max Power, Lewis Morgan and Adam Matthews drop out of the starting line-up as Ross looks to improve Sunderland's fortunes in front of goal.

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And supporters have reacted positively to the team news - and are hoping to see their side deliver three points.

Here's how fans have reacted to the team news on social media:

@BaghdadCocaCola tweeted: "Hopefully Watmore has a great game, deserves it after everything he's went through"

@JoeSmithies added: "Yesssss a can smell 3 points"

@_jack_curtis posted: "CHUFFED - very attacking now let's go get the three points ha'way the lads"

@Safc_mason asked: "Why drop Morgan? Other than that I like that line-up come on lads big 3 points please"

@Karl86stewart tweeted: "Excellent team more attacking!!"

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@adamguest commented: "plenty of movement up front - should hopefully create a lot of space for McGeady and Gooch."

@Shaun19948296 said: "Excellent team. tonight is the turning point where we kick on with a good convincing win and the maggots can go away and hide again. 3-0"

@tongey93 tweeted: "People have got what they asked for. Hopefully it works, a big game ahead of a big week. 3 home games in 7 days, 3 wins would put us in a fantastic position"

@wdt0_0 added: "Be interested in the formation .... Watmore out wide to run at them ?

And here's the full team line-ups ahead of the League One clash:

Sunderland XI: McLaughlin; O'Nien, Dunne, Baldwin, James; Gooch, Leadbitter; Watmore, Honeyman, McGeady; Grigg

Sunderland subs: Ruiter, Flanagan, Wyke, McGeouch, Maguire, Morgan, Sterling

Blackpool XI: Howard, Turton, Tilt, Heneghan, Bola, Virtue, Pritchard, Thompson, Delfounseu, Evans, Gnanduillet

Blackpool subs: Mafoumbi, Feeney, Shaw, Kirby, Long, Sorensen, Dodoo