Tonight’s team news…
Ben Garner makes three changes following Saturday’s defeat to Southend, with a welcome return to the squad for Jonson Clarke-Harris. In come Alex Rodman, Cameron Hargreaves and JCH to the starting XI, replacing Josh Hare, Ed Upson and James Daly.
The full line-ups for both sides are as follows…
Bristol Rovers: Jamal Blackman (G), Alfie Kilgour, Tony Craig, Cian Harries, Luke Leahy, Alex Rodman, Ollie Clarke (c), Liam Sercombe, Jayden Mitchell-Lawson, Cameron Hargreaves, Jonson Clarke-Harris.
Subs: Jordi van Stappershoef (G), James Daly, Rollin Menayese, Josh Hare, Michael Kelly, Kyle Bennett, Sam Matthews.
Sunderland: Jon McLaughlin (G), Jordan Willis, Alim Ozturk, Tom Flanagan, Luke O’Nien, Denver Hume, Max Power, Josh Scowen, Chris Maguire, Kyle Lafferty, Antoine Semenyo.
Subs: Lee Burge (G), Conor McLaughlin, Joel Lynch, George Dobson, Will Grigg, Charlie Wyke, Lynden Gooch.