This Saturday’s match see’s the Mackems take a break from league fixtures to travel down to the Emirates to face Arsenal in the FA Cup 3rd Round.

It’s fair to say the draw was far from nice for the Black Cats, with rival BPL teams taking on the likes of Wycombe and Oxford, they draw the holders early on, which has drew some positives and negatives from the Sunderland fans. The main positive may be that the team is due a mix-up, and fans will be excited to see some young talent embrace first team football should they make the most of their chances.

Read Sunderland take a look at who could be featured:

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