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West Ham defender to start and three changes from MK Dons win: The Sunderland starting XI fans want to see at Burton

Sunderland have a quick turnaround this week as Lee Johnson’s side prepare to face Burton Albion at the Pirelli Stadium – but who will start?

Monday, 16th August 2021, 1:45 pm

The Black Cats have won their opening three fixtures to make a fine start to the 2021/22 campaign, following a 2-1 win at MK Dons on Saturday.

Goals from Ross Stewart and Elliot Embleton secured the victory as the Wearsiders survived some late pressure to take all three points.

New Sunderland signing Frederik Alves wasn’t available for the match at Stadium MK but could make his debut for the club this week.

Dennis Cirkin has also moved to Wearside, arriving from Tottenham, and made his debut in the MK Dons win.

We asked Black Cats supporters who they think should start against Burton by running a series of polls on our Sunderland Echo SAFC Twitter page.

Here is the team fans voted for – with three changes from the MK Dons win.

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