Sunderland team warming up.

The Sunderland team which is expected to face Ipswich Town - with three changes from Sheffield Wednesday defeat

Sunderland will face promotion rivals Ipswich Town this weekend – but who will start for Lee Johnson’s side at the Stadium of Light?

Thursday, 18th November 2021, 2:05 pm

The Black Cats have lost their last three league games and have dropped to seventh in the League One table, albeit with games in hand on the teams above them.

Recent results and performances have dampened the mood on Wearside following a promising start to the campaign, meaning the next few weeks will be crucial as the team look to reignite their promotion push.

Following a poor start to the season, Ipswich’s form has picked up in recent weeks, with Paul Cook’s side now just four points off the play-offs.

The Tractor Boys are the top scorers in the division with 34 goals, while striker Macauley Bonne has netted 11 in the league.

With plenty to ponder for Sunderland boss Lee Johnson, here’s the Black Cats side we think could start.

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