The first Tyne-Wear derby of the season is going to take place in the opening game of Super Sunday.
Both Magpies and Blacks Cats are struggling and need a win desperately.
Both teams have announced their lineups for the game.
Sunderland starting XI: Pantilimon, Yedlin, Jones, O’Shea, Kaboul, Cattermole, M’Vila, Toivonen, Johnson, Lens, Fletcher.
Sunderland substitutes: Mannone, van Anholt, Coates, Larsson, Gomez, Defoe, Watmore
Newcastle United starting XI: Elliot, Janmaat, Mbemba, Colocini, Dummett, Sissoko, Tiote, Colback, Wijnaldum, Perez, Mitrovic
Newcastle United substitutes: Woodman, Haidara, Lascelles, Anita, Thauvin, de Jong, Cisse