Confirmed: Sunderland v West Ham United lineups

Sunderland Stadium of Light

Sunderland face West Ham United at the Stadium of Light in the Premier League this afternoon…

Sunderland will be looking to register their first Premier League win of the season this afternoon when they take on West Ham United at home.

The Black Cats are at the foot of the league standings and are in desperate need of a win at the Stadium of Light.

Sunderland will head into today’s encounter on the back of a 3-0 defeat to Manchester United away from home at Old Trafford in the Premier League.

Meanwhile, West Ham are third in the Premier League table at the moment and will fancy their chances of picking up all three points at the Stadium of Light.

The Hammers have won all three of their games away from home in the league so far this season.

West Ham will be firm favourites to win against Sunderland, especially as they are in better form. Slaven Bilic’s team will be looking to head into the international break with a win.

Sunderland lineup

Starting:

  • Costel Pantilimon
  • Sebastián Coates
  • Billy Jones
  • John O'Shea
  • DeAndre Yedlin
  • Adam Johnson
  • Yann M'Vila
  • Fabio Borini
  • Steven Fletcher
  • Jeremain Lens
  • Ola Toivonen

Substitutes: Vito Mannone, Wes Brown, Patrick van Aanholt, Jordi Gómez, Sebastian Larsson, Jack Rodwell.

West Ham lineup

Starting:

  • Adrián
  • Aaron Cresswell
  • Carl Jenkinson
  • Winston Reid
  • James Tomkins
  • Cheikhou Kouyaté
  • Manuel Lanzini
  • Victor Moses
  • Mark Noble
  • Dimitri Payet
  • Diafra Sakho

Substitutes: Darren Randolph, James Collins, Reece Oxford, Michail Antonio, Pedro Obiang, Nikica Jelavic, Mauro Zárate.

Sunderland injury news

Adam Matthews out - ankle

West Ham injury news

Winston Reid questionable - hip

Angelo Ogbonna out - hamstring

Alexandre Song out - ankle

Enner Valencia out - knee

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