Teams: Sunderland vs. Hull
Craig Gordon has been passed fit to retain his place in the team, thus meaning Steve Bruce has made three changes to the team that lost at Stoke.
Michael Turner makes his debut against his old team, replacing Nyron Nosworthy, and Andy Reid comes in for the injured George McCartney, with Kieran Richardson covering at left back. Kenwyne Jones has to settle for a place on the bench as Fraizer Campbell makes his full league debut against his former team.
Former Black Cat Paul McShane makes his second debut for Hull today.
Sunderland: Gordon, Bardsley, Turner, Ferdinand, Richardson, Malbranque, Cana, Cattermole, Reid, Bent, Campbell.
Subs: Carson, Nosworthy, Mensah, Murphy, Henderson, Jones, Da Silva.
Hull: Myhill, Zayatte, McShane, Sonko, Dawson, Ghilas, Kilbane, Olofinjana, Hunt, Geovanni, Fagan.
Subs: Duke, Barmby, Altidore, Mendy, Halmosi, Boateng, Vennegoor of Hesselink.