Jeremain Lens starts for Sunderland at Doncaster

Sunderland's Jeremain Lens
Sunderland's Jeremain Lens
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Jeremain Lens makes his first start for Sunderland away at Doncaster Rovers tonight.

The £8million summer signing from Dynamo Kiev starts in an attacking formation with Jermain Defoe, Steven Fletcher and Adam Johnson all starting.

Sunderland's Jeremain Lens in action for Holland

Sunderland's Jeremain Lens in action for Holland

Fellow summer signings Sebastian Coates starts alongside John O’Shea at the back, with Younes Kaboul named on the bench.

The French defender is expected to come on at half-time, with head coach Dick Advocaat keen to give his new signings game time.

Kick off is at 7.45pm and we are covering the match live.

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Sunderland: Pantilimon, O’Shea, Coates, Jones, PVA, Cattermole, Rodwell, Johnson, Lens, Defoe, Fletcher.

Subs: Bridcutt, Larsson, Matthews, Pickford, Kaboul, Graham, Giaccherini, Mannone, Buckley, Beadling, Watmore.

Doncaster: Stuckmann, McCullough, Taylor-Sinclair, Butler, Jones, Evina, Wellens, Coppinger, Middleton, Keegan, Forrester

Subs: Marosi, Mandeville, P.McKay, Whitehouse, Carberry, Linley, Pugh