Sunderland make just the single change from the team that made it five in a row against Newcastle last week, with Dick Advocaat electing to recall the fit again Jack Rodwell to replace the suspended Seb Larsson.
Sunderland (4-3-3): Costel Pantilimon; Billy Jones, Santiago Vergini, John O'Shea (c), Patrick van Aanholt; Jack Rodwell, Lee Cattermole, Jordi Gomez; Connor Wickham, Steven Fletcher, Jermain Defoe.
Subs: Vito Mannone, Anthony Reveillere, Sebastian Coates, Liam Bridcutt, Adam Johnson, Will Buckley, Danny Graham.
Alan Pardew made two changes to his Crystal Palace side, as Pape Souare and Mile Jedinak come in for Martin Kelly and Joe Ledley.
Crystal Palace (4-4-1-1): Julian Speroni; Joel Ward, Scott Dann, Damien Delaney, Pape Souare; Yannick Bolasie, James McArthur, Mile Jedinak (c), Wilfried Zaha; Jason Puncheon; Glenn Murray.
Subs: Wayne Hennessey, Brede Hangeland, Yaya Sanogo, Joe Ledley, Dwight Gayle, Martin Kelly, Shola Ameobi.