Location: Stadium of Light
So Benty got boo'd and we've got Heskey in for Bannan. Why am I awake, exactly? I was hoping for perhaps an epic Cattermole - Hutton collision, but not even that is going to happen.
Sunderland Starting XI: Simon Mignolet, Michael Turner, Wes Brown, Sebastian Larsson, Connor Wickham, Kieran Richardson, Jack Colback, David Vaughan, John O’Shea, Stéphane Sessègnon, Nicklas Bendtner.
Bench: Phil Bardsley, Lee Cattermole, Craig Gardner, ...I stopped caring...Ji, Meyler, Westwood, Elmohamady
Aston Villa Starting XI: Shay Given, Alan Hutton, Richard Dunne, James Collins, Stephen Warnock, Stiliyan Petrov, Chris Herd, Emile Heskey, Charles N’Zogbia, Darren Bent, Gabby Agbonlahor.
Bench: Brad Guzan, Marc Albrighton, Ciaran Clark, Fabian Delph, Carlos Cuellar, Stephen Ireland, Nathan Delfouneso.
PS-- Sunderland is also a neighborhood in Portland. I had no idea.