Doncaster Rovers Vs Sunderland AFC
Sunderland go into the penultimate game of the pre-season with the fitness and hot weather training behind them and will now be looking at performance. Mixed results on the tour of the US and Canada were unimportant but fans will now be looking to some kind of on pitch chemistry and progression.
Paul Dickov has hinted he may start trio Paul Keegan, Richard Chaplow and Nathan Tyson who have been struggling with injury, but insists he has no qualms in waiting until Saturday should they lack match fitness.
Sunderland will have all new signings available for the first time this pre-season with Jeremain Lens, Younès Kaboul and Sebastian Coates all expected to play a big part, however, Connor Wickham picked up a knock in Canada so misses out while Jordi Gomez has been ruled out for the start of the season.
About Our Opponent
Donny finished mid table last season in 13th place in League 1. Last seasons top scorer Nathan Tyson(12) has notched 2 goals in what is so far an unbeaten pre-season for Doncaster Rovers
Donny play out of the 15,000 capacity Keepmoat Stadium.
In a pre-season vote the Donny fans opted to keep to their traditional thick red and white hoops.
Tickets are still available for Wednesday night's match. Details available here