Sunderland v Chelsea team news: David Moyes makes four changes

Sunderland manager David Moyes

Sunderland manager David Moyes

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David Moyes has made four changes to his Sunderland side for the clash with Chelsea at the Stadium of Light.

John O'Shea, Jan Kirchhoff, Adnan Januzaj and Fabio Borini return to the Sunderland side for tonight's bottom v top clash (kick-off 7.45pm).

Victor Anichebe and Steven Pienaar miss the game through injury, while Seb Larsson drops down to the bench.

Didier Ndong misses out through suspension, the Gabon midfielder serving a one-game ban after picking up his fifth yellow of the season in the 3-0 defeat to Swansea City.

Chelsea make two changes, with Cesc Fabregas and Willian in for Nemanja Matic and the injured Eden Hazard.

Sunderland (4-3-3): Pickford; Jones, Van Aanholt, Djilobodji, Kone; O'Shea (C), Denayer, Kirchhoff; Januzaj, Borini, Defoe

Subs: Mannone, Love, Asoro, Larsson, Khazri, Maja, Honeyman.

Chelsea (3-5-2): Courtois; Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Cahill (C); Moses, Kante, Fabregas, Alonso; Willian, Diego Costa, Pedro.

Subs: Begovic, Ivanovic, Zouma, Chalobah, Matic, Loftus-Cheek, Batshuayi.

Referee: Neil Swarbrick (Preston)