THE Brewers travel to the Stadium of Light tomorrow in a crucial Championship clash, as both sides look to boost their chances of survival.
HEAD 2 HEAD
Only one league meeting between the two sides has ever took place. In November, Sunderland travelled to the Pirelli Stadium. Late goals from James Vaughan and George Honeyman secured a 2-0 for the Black Cats in Staffordshire.
BURTON ALBION TEAM NEWS
Top scorer Lloyd Dyer has been ruled out of the vital game at Sunderland with a hamstring injury. The winger also missed the 3-1 win over Derby County, after being replaced early in the defeat to Hull City.
Tom Naylor (thigh strain), Marvin Sordell (ankle) and Damien McCrory (hamstring) are also doubts.
SUNDERLAND TEAM NEWS
Donald Love, Joel Asoro, Lynden Gooch and Jonny Williams are all expected to miss tomorrow’s game through injury.
Darren England has refereed 27 Championship matches this season. In that time, he has issued 99 yellow cards and one red card. The referee from South Yorkshire has awarded 11 penalties so far in this campaign.
Tickets are now off-sale at the Pirelli Stadium. No tickets will be available to purchase on-the-day and no Burton Albion fan should travel to the stadium tomorrow without having already purchased a ticket.
Coach details are as follows:
Price per seat: £17.00
Expected return time: 8pm approximately
The easiest way to buy tickets and travel is online. Alternatively, Albion fans can purchase tickets over the phone (01283 565938) or in person by visiting the club shop during normal opening hours.