Sunderland make SIX changes for Carabao Cup clash with Everton

Simon Grayson
Simon Grayson

Sunderland boss Simon Grayson has made six changes to his side for tonight's Carabao Cup game at Goodison Park.

In come Jason Steele, Billy Jones, Donald Love, Jack Rodwell, Darron Gibson and Lynden Gooch with James Vaughan leading the line up front.

There is no Jordan Pickford in the Everton squad, he has not been included against his former side by boss Ronald Koeman.

There are three former Everton players in the Sunderland side tonight with Vaughan, Rodwell and Gibson all coming up against their former side. Oviedo is on the bench.

Sunderland: Steele, Jones, Matthews, Kone, Love, Honeyman, Rodwell, Ndong, Gibson, Gooch, Vaughan

Subs: Ruiter, Cattermole, Williams, Oviedo, McManaman, Asoro, E Robson

Everton: Stekelenburg, Kenny, Williams (c), Keane, Holgate, Besic, Davies, Klaassen, Vlasic, Calvert-Lewin, Sandro.

Subs: Joel (gk), Lennon, Martina, Gana, Sigurdsson, Niasse, Lookman.

Referee: Oliver Langford.