For the first time in six matches, Gus Poyet has made changes to his starting eleven, with Phil Bardsley and Liam Bridcutt replacing the (presumably) injured Marcos Alonso and Lee Cattermole. Fabio Borini starts for the final game of his loan spell, while youngsters El Hadji Ba, Charis Mavrias and Liam Agnew get a place on the bench.
Sunderland (4-3-3): Vito Mannone, Santiago Vergini, John O'Shea, Wes Brown, Phil Bardsley; Liam Bridcutt, Seb Larsson, Jack Colback; Adam Johnson, Fabio Borini, Connor Wickham
Substitues: Oscar Ustari, Ondrej Celustka, Liam Agnew, El-Hadji Ba, Charis Mavrias, Emanuele Giaccherini, Jozy Altidore
Meanwhile Garry Monk has rung in the changes for his first game in charge as 'official' manager. There are six in total with Gerhard Tremmel replacing the injured Michel Vorm, and Neil Taylor, Kyle Bartley, Jay Fulton, Marvin Emnes and Nathan Dyer all coming in.
Swansea City (4-2-3-1): Gerhard Tremmel, Dwight Tiendalli, Jordi Amat, Kyle Bartley, Neil Taylor; Jay Fulton, Jonjo Shelvey; Wayne Routledge, Marvin Emnes, Nathan Dyer; Wifried Bony
Substitutes: David Cornell, Ashley Williams, Ben Davies, Leon Britton, Jonathan de Guzman, Adam King Alvaro Vasquez