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Sunderland midfielder Corry Evans.

The Sunderland team which could start against Bolton Wanderers - with one change from Portsmouth win

Sundeland will be hoping to make it back-to-back wins in League One this weekend – but who will start for the Black Cats against Bolton Wanderers?

Friday, 28th January 2022, 2:33 pm

Lee Johnson’s side beat Portsmouth 1-0 at the Stadium of Light last time out, with Elliot Embleton scoring the only goal of the game.

Defender Danny Batth made his Sunderland debut against Pompey, while another new signing Patrick Roberts is available.

Roberts is expected to start on the bench against Bolton due to his lack of game time in recent months.

Johnson switched to a back three against Portsmouth but could revert to his favoured 4-2-3-1 formation this weekend.

The Black Cats will be without Alex Pritchard and Bailey Wright who have both picked up calf injuries.

Here’s the side we think could start against Bolton:

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