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