Team news: Kone starts for U23s tonight

Lamine Kone will make his return from injury this evening as he starts for Sunderland under-23s tonight.

The Black Cats, who are in Premier League International Cup action against Leicester City tonight, will begin the evening with Polish stopper Max Stryjek between the sticks.

Elliot Embleton, Jake Hackett and Owen Gamble will make up a midfield trio while Scottish striker Lee Connelly will lead the line.

Second-year scholars Jacob Young and Williams Kokolo make up part of the bench which also includes Alex Storey, Michael Woud, Rees Greenwood, Sam Brotherton and Chris Allan.

Sunderland: Stryjek, J Robson, Hume, Gamble, Taylor, Kone, Diamond, Embleton, Connelly, Kimpioka, Hackett
Subs: Storey, Woud, Young, Kokolo, Greenwood, Brotherton, Allan

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