Sunderland can host Gillingham in an fa Cup first-round tie at the arena of sunshine this weekend with the Black Cats trying to regain once their poor performance against Leicester U21s within the week.
Phil paralysis agitans aspect presently sit in seventh place united One,
simply a degree of the play-off places with manager Phil Parkinson expression earlier in the week that his side’s focus this season are on promotion.
Gillingham have had a poor begin to the season, presently in sixteenth place united One, 5 points adrift of the relegation zone. However, the Gills might want a cup run to regenerate their season.
Kicking off at the marginally earlier time of 1pm on Saturday, the Black Cats,
WHO have won the celebrated cup competition doubly before, defy Steve Evans’ aspect for an area in spherical 2 of the competition.
Playing their third game in seven games, Phil Parkinson are determined to urge back to winning ways that once Tuesday’s defeat within the Leasing.com Trophy.
Sunderland ran out 1-0 winners last weekend tho’, defeating Sol Campbell’s Southend United at the arena of sunshine to record their second sequential clean sheet within the league on home soil.
And it’s that sort of defensive resilience Parkinson has regularly echoed since incoming last month, one thing he can little question be drilling home to his players all over again this Saturday.
With next weekend’s trip to Bristol Rovers deferred because of international call-ups,
Parkinson can use this weekend as a chance to field a powerful beginning XI.
Lee Burge is back in coaching and will come to the matchday squad whereas Charlie Wyke
and Lynden Gooch still nurse articulatio plana knocks despite creating progress.
When is Bolton Wanderers vs Milton Keynes Dons?
The match takes place on Saturday, November 9 at 1pm, the first FA Cup game to kick-off on the day.
Is Bolton Wanderers vs Milton Keynes Dons on TV, how can I follow it?
No, the game will not be televised.
You can, however, follow all the action in our live match blog with team news, live updates, reaction and analysis from our writers at the Stadium of Light.
What are the injury concerns? Who are in the teams?
Sunderland will go into the game missing Lee Burge (thigh), Charlie Wyke (ankle ligament damage), Alim Ozturk (hamstring), Elliot Embleton (hamstring), Lynden Gooch (ankle).
Sunderland likely XI: J McLaughlin, C McLaughlin, Willis, Lynch, Hume, Power, Dobson, Watmore, Maguire, McGeady, Grigg.
Gillingham likely XI: Bonham; Tucker, Hodson, Ogilvie, O’Connor; Jones, Byrne, O’Keefe; Charles-Cook; Jakubiak, Hanlan
Who is the referee?
Bolton Wanderers vs Milton Keynes Dons
3:00pm Saturday 16th November
University of Bolton Stadium