Sunderland play Manchester City this Monday night at the City of Manchester Stadium.
Sunderland are still searching for their first away win of the season they face an inform City side which has only lost once this season and that was against Chelsea.
Manchester City Team News:
The good news is that Micah Richards is out with a bruised knee.
The bad news is Martin Petrov has recovered from his injury.
Player to watch: Elano Blumer
The Brazilian has been in fine form recently he has been on fire lately to become City`s top scorer.
Our defence will have to keep a close eye on him if we are to get something out of the game.
Sunderland Team News:
Dean Whitehead, Carlos Edwards, Russell Anderson, Stan Varga, Andrew Cole and Kieran Richardson are all out injured.
Dwight Yorke and Roy O`Donovan are doubts for the game.
Paul McShane and Greg Halford are suspended and youngster Michael Kay is expected to deputise.
Graham Kavanagh is back from his loan spell at Sheffield Wednesday.
Player to watch: Kenwyne Jones
He has been showing some true class in his recent performances he has scored three goals in his last three games.
Match Facts & Stats
In our last six league games against City in Manchester we have Won 1, Draw 1 and Lost 4
It will be a tough game against an inform City team. If our players play as well as they can we should at least get a draw and who know we might even nick all three points.
I think we will draw this one 1-1
Sunderland v Skunks
Kick off 12:45
Saturday 10th of November 2007