Jerome Sinclair and Glenn Loovens start tonight as Sunderland finish their pre-season campaign at Middlesbrough.
The pair are named in a strong Black Cats XI that also features Bali Mumba.
Bryan Oviedo, who returned to Wearside earlier this week after the World Cup, is named on the bench.
Sunderland XI: McLaughling; Love, Flanagan, Loovens, Matthews; Mumba, McGeouch, Honeyman; Gooch, Sinclair, Maja
Subs: Ruiter, Ozturk, Kimpioka, Hackett,Taylor, Hume, Oviedo