Sunderland boss Lee Johnson.Sunderland boss Lee Johnson.
Sunderland boss Lee Johnson.

The Sunderland changes Lee Johnson could be forced to make against Cheltenham Town after win over Bolton

Sunderland will welcome Cheltenham Town to the Stadium of Light this week – and Black Cats boss Lee Johnson could be forced to make some changes to his side.

The Wearsiders beat Bolton 1-0 at the Stadium of Light last time out, as they remained level on points with League One leaders Wigan.

Carl Winchester scored the only goal of the match as he netted his third goal of the season from right-back, converting Dennis Cirkin’s low cross.

The result means Sunderland have won five consecutive home games this season.

Cheltenham sit 14th in the League One table ahead of the match and were beaten 2-0 at Wigan last time out.

Michael Duff’s side won the League Two title last season and have adapted well to life in the third tier so far.

With the games coming thick and fast, Johnson may consider changes for the match – here’s the Black Cats side we think could start:

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