Zenden recalled at Blackpool

22 January 2011 02:43
SUNDERLAND have recalled Bolo Zenden to the midfield for their first match since the departure of Darren Bent at Blackpool.

Bent's £24m move to Aston Villa last Tuesday has left manager Steve Bruce short of attacking options and Asamoah Gyan starts up front on his own.

He is likely to be supported by Ahmed Elmohamady and Kieran Richardson, with Steed Malbranque linking midfield and attack.

Bruce knows all about the importance of del;ivering at Bloomfield Road, where Blackpool have been impressive this season.

BLACKPOOL (4-3-3): Kingson; Eardley, Cathcart, Evatt, Crainey; Vaughan, Adam, Grandin; Phillips, Taylor-Fletcher, Varney. Subs: Rachubka (gk), Southern, Harewood, Ormerod, Baptiste, Euell, Sylvestre.

SUNDERLAND (4-2-3-1): Gordon; Onuoha, Bramble, Ferdinand, Bardsley; Henderson, Zenden; Elmohamady, Malbranque, Richardson; Gyan. Subs: Mignolet (gk), Angeleri, Da Silva, Riveros, Reid, Colback, Mensah 

Source: Northern_Echo

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