It’s a relegation six-pointer at the Stadium of Light, as 15th-place Sunderland hosts No. 14 West Bromwich Albion on Saturday morning (Watch live at 10 a.m. ET and online via Live Extra).
Sunderland has 24 points, two above the drop, while West Brom has 26.
Suddenly-hot Baggies strikers Saido Berahino and Brown Ideye will hope to keep the momentum rolling on the road.
Jermain Defoe leads the charge for the Black Cats.
Sunderland: Pantilimon, Vergini, Reveillere, O’Shea, Brown, Cattermole, Larsson, Johnson, Alvarez, Graham, Defoe. Subs: van Aanholt, Bridcutt, Fletcher, Wickham, Gomez, Coates, Mannone
West Bromwich Albion: Foster, Dawson, McAuley, Lescott, Brunt, Morrison, Fletcher, Yacob, Gardner, Ideye, Berahino. Subs: Myhill, Wisdom, Olsson, Baird, Mulumbu, Sessegnon, McManaman