Sunderland: Pantilimon, Vergini, van Aanholt, O’Shea (c), Brown, Bridcutt, Larsson, Gomez, Johnson, Giaccherini, Wickham
Subs: Jones, Graham, Alvarez, Buckley, Mandron, Agnew, Mannone
Liverpool: Mignolet, Can, Skrtel, Sakho, Henderson, Moreno, Lucas, Gerrard, Markovic, Coutinho, Borini.
Subs: Ward, Enrique, Lovren, Lambert, Manquillo, Balotelli, Rossiter.
Sunderland have won just one of the last four times they have hosted Liverpool
Liverpool are unbeaten in their last five meetings against Sunderland
The Black Cats have drawn 11 of their 20 league matches this season. They have won just three league games, the joint-lowest tally in the top flight
The Reds have conceded an average of 1.78 goals in their away matches this season (only Burnley and QPR have conceded more). Four times in this league campaign, Liverpool have conceded three goals away from home