Sunderland has a tough task in picking up points, but need some for safety when they visit the Britannia Stadium to face Stoke City on Saturday (Watch live at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via Live Extra).
USMNT back Geoff Cameron gets the start at right back, again, for Stoke City.
Sunderland will hope Jermain Defoe can find a way through Cameron and the Potters.
Stoke City: Begovic; Pieters, Wollscheid, Shawcross, Cameron; Adam, N’Zonzi; Arnautovic, Ireland, Walters; Diouf. Subs: Butland, Bardsley, Whelan, Odenwingie, Wilson, Sidwell, Crouch
Sunderland: Pantilimon, O’Shea, Coates, Jones, van Aanholt, Cattermole, Rodwell, Gomez, Wickham, Buckley, Defoe. Subs: Bridcutt, Reveillere, Mannone, Vergini, Graham, Honeyman, Agnew.