Sunderland fans want to see this team start against Portsmouth

The Sunderland team fans want Jack Ross to name against Portsmouth - with SIX changes from Southend

Sunderland boss Jack Ross will face some selection dilemmas when Portsmouth come to town tonight - but fans have offered their take on the team the Black Cats should name.

With a number of key players set to return from injury in time for the play-off semi-final, Ross could be tempted to ring the changes after a limp defeat to Southend United last time out. And fans have called on Ross to make SIX changes for the play-off clash, with Sunderland potentially just three games away from promotion back to the Championship. Scroll down and click through the pages to see the team Sunderland supporters want to start against Portsmouth:

Having excelled throughout the campaign, McLaughlin is nailed-on to start between the sticks for the Black Cats.

1. GK: Jon McLaughlin

Having excelled throughout the campaign, McLaughlin is nailed-on to start between the sticks for the Black Cats.
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A popular choice among supporters, 73% of fans wanted to see O'Nien given the nod ahead of Adam Matthews.

2. RB: Luke O'Nien

A popular choice among supporters, 73% of fans wanted to see O'Nien given the nod ahead of Adam Matthews.
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Denver Hume was picked ahead of the Costa Rican for the trip to Southend United, but 63% of fans want to see Oviedo handed a recall against Pompey.

3. LB: Bryan Oviedo

Denver Hume was picked ahead of the Costa Rican for the trip to Southend United, but 63% of fans want to see Oviedo handed a recall against Pompey.
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Having impressed since his recall last month, Ozturk is set to continue in the side against Portsmouth - and 51% of fans voted for him to start.

4. CB: Alim Ozturk

Having impressed since his recall last month, Ozturk is set to continue in the side against Portsmouth - and 51% of fans voted for him to start.
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