A very important game at the tail end of the premier league will be taking place between two of the local rivals as Sunderland host Newcastle United for the derby match. Sunderland are just 1 point away from the drop zone with 26 points to their name having played 30 matches so far. Queens Park Rangers and Burnley both have 25 points who are 18th and 19th in the table respectively and north-east derby at stadium of light will be a massive game for the home side.
Sunderland vs Newcastle United – Team News & Preview:
Sunderland Team News: Wes Brown (knee injury), Giaccherini (Ankle injury) and Buckley (knee) will be missing for Sunderland but new manager Dick Advocaat will have rest of the squad available for the game against Newcastle United.
Newcastle United Team News: De Jong, Tioté, Steven Taylor, Dummett and Aarons will be missing through injuries while Abeid is doubtful for the game against Sunderland.
Match Details: The game will be played at Stadium of Light, Sunderland on Sunday and SkySports 1 will broadcast live in United kingdom kickoff time: 16:00 uk time. Mike Dean will be officiating the match
After the match we will post short match highlights and goals video immediatly after final whistle and later in the night longer video of BBC Match of the day highlights of Sunderland vs Newcastle United clash.