Two perceived relegation strugglers tangle at Villa Park on Saturday when Aston Villa hosts Sunderland (Watch live at 10 a.m. ET online via Live Extra).
USMNT goalkeeper Brad Guzan is between the sticks for the hosts, with Rudy Gestede getting a start up top.
On the other side, new signing Ola Toivonen will be available off the bench, as Jermain Defoe and Jeremain Lens look to strike for the Black Cats.
U.S. U-20 midfielder Lynden Gooch is among the subs for Sunderland.
Aston Villa: Guzan; Hutton, Richards, Clark, Amavi; Bacuna, Gana, Westwood; Sanchez, Sinclair, Gestede. Subs: Bunn, Bennett, Gil, Cole, Veretout, Kozak, Ayew
Sunderland: Pantilimon, Jones, van Aanholt, O’Shea (c), Kaboul, Cattermole, M’Vila, Rodwell, Lens, Defoe, Graham. Subs: Larsson, Toivonen, Coates, Fletcher, Watmore, Gooch, Mannone.