Meyler starts for Cats

14 March 2010 03:25
DAVID MEYLER starts against Man City this afternoon after Lee Cattermole failed to prove his fitness.[LNB] Lorik Cana serves the first of a two match suspension with Meyler returning to the starting line-up after completing a three game ban.[LNB] He will partner Kieran Richardson in the heart of midfield with Steve Bruce otherwise sticking with the side who beat Bolton 4-0 last Tuesday.[LNB] Jordan Henderson is included among the subs but Benjani is not eligible to play against City leaving Bruce seriously short of striking options.[LNB] Former Boro star Adam Johnson is on the visitors' bench.[LNB] SUNDERLAND (4-4-2):[LNB] Gordon;Hutton,Turner,Mensah,Ferdinand;Campbell,Meyler,Richardson,Malbranque;Jones,Bent. Subs: Carson(gk),Bardsley,McCartney,Kilgallon,Henderson,Da Silva,Zenden.[LNB] MAN CITY (4-4-2):[LNB] Given;Kompany,Richards,Lescott,Bridge;Zabaletta,De Jong,Wright-Phillips,Kompany,Barry;Bellamy,Tevez. Subs: Taylor(gk),Toure,Sylvinho,Ireland,Johnson,Vieira,Santa Cruz.[LNB]

Source: Northern_Echo