New signing Sam Brotherton is on the bench for Sunderland U23's for the International Cup quarter-final clash with Athletic Bilbao tonight.
Joel Asoro starts for the hosts but Josh Maja misses out. George Honeyman and Lynden Gooch are both with the senior squad in New York.
Sunderland XI: Stryjek; Robson J, Robson T, Beadling T, Casey; Ledger, Molyneux, Robson E, Embleton; Greenwood, Asoro
Subs: Brotherton, Talbot, Hume, Poame, Wright, Gamble, Taylor
Bilbao XI: Exteberria, Murua, Lopez, Nonez, Bernaola, Undabarrena, Guruzeta, Zarraga, Hernandez, Nolaskoain, Cordoba
Subs: Murgoitio, Iruarrizaga, Cortazar, Dulce, Seguin, Vicente