The Saints are currently fourth on the table after back-to-back 2-1 wins over both Plymouth Argyle and QPR, while the Black Cats (18th) will be hoping to return to winnings ways following a goalless draw at Coventry City at the weekend.
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Sunderland vs Southampton kick-off time & stadium
|Date:||September 2, 2023|
|Kick-off time:||7:30 am EDT|
|Venue:||Stadium of Light|
The Championship match between Sunderland and Southampton will be played at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, England.
It will kick off at 7:30 am EDT on September 2 in the United States (US).
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Team news & squads
Sunderland team news
Jobe Bellingham will once again lead the attack as Sunderland boss Tony Mowbray is likely to name a similar lineup from the side that drew at Coventry.
Bradley Dack might just about hold his place from Alex Pritchard in the middle, while Luis Semedo would start on the bench.
Jay Matete, Aji Alese, Corry Evans and Ross Stewart are the long-term injury absentees at the club, while Patrick Roberts is doubtful with a hamstring problem.
Sunderland possible XI: Patterson; Hume, O'Nien, Ballard, Cirkin; Neil, Ekwah; Ba, Dack, Clarke; Bellingham.
|Defenders:||Ballard, Seelt, Batth, Triantis, Cirkin, Hume, Huggins|
|Midfielders:||O'Nien, Ekwah, Neil, Ba, Rigg, Taylor, Bellingham, Pritchard, Dack, Embleton, Clarke, Diamond, Roberts, Gooch|
|Forwards:||Semedo, Mayenda, Bennette|
Southampton team news
Mason Holgate is in line to make his Southampton debut at the back after Jack Stephens' injury last weekend.
Stephens would join Will Smallbone and Juan Larios in the treatment room.
Elsewhere, Ryan Fraser may be given the nod ahead of Samuel Amo-Ameyaw on the right wing, while Flynn Downes is an option in midfield.
Southampton possible XI: Bazunu; Walker-Peters, Bednarek, Holgate, Manning; Alcaraz, Charles, S. Armstrong; Fraser, A. Armstrong, Edozie.
|Goalkeepers:||Bazunu, McCarthy, Lumley|
|Defenders:||Bella-Kotchap, Bednarek, Holgate, Larios, Manning, Walker-Peters, Bree|
|Midfielders:||Charles, Alcaraz, Downes, S. Armstrong, Smallbone, Aribo, Sulemana, Djenepo, Edozie, Frazer, Amo-Ameyaw|
|Forwards:||Adams, Onoachu, A. Armstrong, Mara|
|Feb 11, 2017||Sunderland 0-4 Southampton||Premier League|
|Oct 26, 2016||Southampton 1-0 Sunderland||Carabao Cup|
|Aug 27, 2016||Southampton 1-1 Sunderland||Premier League|
|Mar 5, 2016||Southampton 1-1 Sunderland||Premier League|
|Nov 7, 2015||Sunderland 0-1 Southampton||Premier League|