Predicted Stoke City v Sunderland line-ups

To be played on Saturday 25th April 2015 at 15:00. Venue: Britannia Stadium, Stoke

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

The Black Cats will head into the game at the Britannia Stadium on the back of a 4-1 defeat to London outfit Crystal Palace at the Stadium of Light.

Dick Advocaat’s side are currently 16th in the Premier League table with 29 points from 32 matches, just a point above the relegation zone.

Meanwhile, Stoke find themselves ninth in the league standings with 46 points from 33 games and look set to finish in the top 10.

Mark Hughes’s side will head into today’s encounter on the back of a 2-1 victory over Southampton at home and will be confident of picking up all three points.

The Potters are just four points shy of equalling last season's tally of 50 Premier League points, which was a new club record,

Meanwhile, Sunderland have won one of their last nine top-flight games (10 matches in all competitions).

Stoke predicted lineup

  • Asmir Begovic
  • Geoff Cameron
  • Erik Pieters
  • Ryan Shawcross
  • Philipp Wollscheid
  • Charlie Adam
  • Steven N'Zonzi
  • Glenn Whelan
  • Marko Arnautovic
  • Mame Biram Diouf
  • Jonathan Walters

Sunderland predicted lineup

  • Costel Pantilimon
  • Billy Jones
  • John O'Shea
  • Patrick van Aanholt
  • Santiago Vergini
  • Lee Cattermole
  • Jordi Gómez
  • Jack Rodwell
  • Danny Graham
  • Jermain Defoe
  • Connor Wickham

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