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Team News: Sunderland A.F.C v Bristol Rovers

12 September 2020

Our team news for this afternoon's Sky Bet League One opener against Sunderland...

Brandon Hanlan makes his Rovers debut, following his arrival at the Club on Thursday.
 
Anssi Jaakkola makes his first start of the season, with the goalkeeper retuning from international duty with Finland.
 
Sam Nicholson and Jayden Micthell-Lawson will offer support to Hanlan in attack.
 
On the bench, Tuesday’s goalscorer Jonah Ayunga is joined by the likes of David Tutonda, Josh Hare, James Daly, Jack Baldwin and Cam Hargreaves.
 
Sunderland: Lee Burge (GK), Tom Flanagan, Jordan Willis, Bailey Wright, Max Power (C), Chris Maguire, George Dobson, Aiden O'Brien, Luke O'Nien, Will Grigg, Denver Hume.
 
Subs: Matthews, Xhemajli, Leadbitter, Scowen, Gooch, Wyke, Graham.
 
Rovers: Anssi Jaakkola (GK), Mark Little, Max Ehmer, Cian Harries, Alfie Kilgour, Luke Leahy, Zain Westbrooke, Josh Grant, Sam Nicholson, Jayden Mitchell-Lawson, Brandon Hanlan.
 
Subs: Van Stappershoef, Hare, Tutonda, Baldwin, Hargreaves, Ayunga, Daly.
 

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