The Sunderland team that could start against Hull City - with FOUR changes from Blackpool defeat

The Sunderland team that could start against Hull City - with FOUR changes from Blackpool defeat

Sunderland face Hull City this evening looking to bounce back from three straight defeats in League One – but what team will Lee Johnson name?

Tuesday, 20th April 2021, 12:43 pm

With five games to go, the Black Cats remain in the top three but have seen their promotion hopes fade after a poor run of form.

Indeed, the play-offs are now the most likely route for Sunderland as they aim to achieve promotion.

And ahead of the clash, Lee Johnson has some key decisions to make when it comes to team selection.

His options have been depleted further in recent weeks with some fresh injury blows, but the likes of Carl Winchester and Jack Diamond will also be pushing for starts as the side head to the KCOM Stadium.

So what team would our writers pick? Here, Mark Donnelly names the side he would field against the Tigers – with FOUR changes from the weekend defeat at Blackpool:

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