Confirmed: Hull City v Sunderland line-ups

This is how Hull City and Sunderland will line up for the Premier League clash at the KC Stadium this evening…

Sunderland will be looking to return to winning ways in the Premier League tonight when they take on Hull City away from home.

The Black Cats will head into the clash at the KC Stadium on the back of a 2-0 defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Gus Poyet’s side are currently 16th in the Premier League table with 25 points from 27 matches, just three points above the relegation zone.

Hull are also struggling for survival in the English top flight and find themselves 15th in the standings with 26 points from 27 games.

The Tigers are four points clear of third-placed Burnley, but they cannot get complacent and need to pick up a win this evening.

Steve Bruce’s side will head into the game against Sunderland on the back of a 1-0 defeat to Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium.

Hull are trying to earn three successive home wins for the first time in the Premier League, while Sunderland have won just one of 10 league matches since Christmas Day.

It promises to be an exciting game at the KC Stadium, and this is how Hull and Sunderland will line up:

Hull City XI: Starting XI: McGregor, Dawson, Bruce, McShane, Elmohamady, Robertson, Huddlestone, Livermore, Meyler, Jelavic, N’Doye

Subs: Harper, Figueroa, Davies, Quinn, Ramírez, Hernandez, Aluko

Sunderland XI: Pantilimon, Reveilere, Vergini, Brown, O’Shea (c), Cattermole, Bridcutt, Rodwell, Larsson, Defoe, Graham

Subs: Fletcher, Wickham, Gomez, Alvarez, van Aanholt, Coates, Mannone

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