Sunderland Vs Manchester United: Confirmed Lineups

Matthew Lewis

Sunderland take on Manchester United in what could be Kevin Ball's final game in charge of the first team. Here's his lineup to take on the defending champions.

Sunderland's interim head coach Kevin Ball has made two changes to the side that lost to Liverpool last weekend. Ondrej Celustka returns from injury to replace Seb Larsson, with Craig Gardner pushing up to a central midfield role, while Valentin Roberge replaces Carlos Cuellar in defence.

Sunderland (4-3-3): Keiren Westwood; Ondrej Celustka, John O'Shea, Valentin Roberge Jack Colback; Lee Cattermole, Craig Gardner, Ki Sung-Yeung; Adam Johnson, Emanuele Giaccherini, Jozy Altidore

Substitutes: Vito Mannone, Carlos Cuellar, Seb Larsson, Cabral, Fabio Borini, Connor Wickham, Ji Dong-Won

Meanwhile under-fire Manchester United boss David Moyes has made four changes from the team that drew 1-1 in Donetsk in mid-week. Phil Jones, Nani, Wayne Rooney and highly rated youngster Adnan Januzaj replace Chris Smalling, Danny Welbeck, Marouane Fellaini and Antonio Valencia.

Manchester United (4-4-2): David De Gea; Rafael da Silva, Nemanja Vidic, Phil Jones, Patrice Evra; Adnan Januzaj, Michael Carrick, Tom Cleverley, Nani; Wayne Rooney, Robin Van Persie

Substitutes: Anders Lindegaard, Chris Smalling, Ryan Giggs, Antonio Valencia, Shinji Kagawa, Danny Welbeck, Javier Hernandez

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