Sunderland v Cardiff City team news: Late double injury blow for Black Cats

Lynden Gooch starts the game
Lynden Gooch starts the game

Jonny Williams and Callum McManaman are both missing for Sunderland as they take on high-flying Cardiff City.

Lynden Gooch and George Honeyman both start as Simon Grayson appears to have switched to a back five in defence.

Aiden McGeady has returned to the squad and will begin the game on the bench.

Sunderland XI: Ruiter; Matthews, Kone, Browning, Wilson, Oviedo; Ndong, Cattermole, Honeyman; Gooch, Vaughan

Subs: Steele, Galloway, Love, Gibson, O'Shea, Asoro, E Robson

Cardiff City XI: Etheridge; Richards, Morrison, Manga, Bennett; Ralls, Gunnarsson, Bryson; Mendez-Laing, Feeney, Zohore

Subs: Camp, Damour, Halford, Hoilett, Tomlin, Bamba, Bogle