Sunderland play Manchester United for the second time this season. Sunderland were beaten 2-1 in that encounter after so nearly holding Man Utd to a draw.
Roy Keane`s men are expecting a full house for this boxing day encounter.
Sunderland Team News:
We are without Nyron Nosworty and Carlos Edwards.
Liam Miller is still suspended.
Kieran Richardson is expected to make his eagerly anticipated comeback.
Player to watch: Kenwyne Jones
They didn`t know how to handle him at Old Trafford hopefully nothing has changed.
Manchester United Team News:
Edwin van der Sar is out.
Rio Ferdinand Park Ji-sung and Owen Hargreaves are fit again and could feature.
Player to watch: Cristiano Ronaldo
He is awesome he has pace, skill and an eye for goal will be a real threat if playing.
Match Facts & Stats
In our 6 meetings with Villa on Wearside we have Won 0, Lost 4 and Drew 2.
Last time at the Stadium of Light we lost 1-3
1 – 1 Draw
Reading v Sunderland
15:00 Saturday 22nd of December 2007