Apr 7, 2013 at 3pm UK at ​Stamford Bridge
Chelsea
2-1
Sunderland
Ivanovic (55'), Kilgallon (47' og.)
FT(HT: 0-1)
Azpilicueta (45' og.)
Gardner (25'), Rose (62')

Team News: Paolo Di Canio picks Connor Wickham

Connor Wickham
© PA Photos
Paolo Di Canio gives Connor Wickham a starting opportunity in Sunderland's match against Chelsea away from home.

Teenage striker Connor Wickham has been given a start by Paolo Di Canio, who will be taking charge of Sunderland for the first time against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge this afternoon.

Wickham has been preferred to Danny Graham, while centre-back Matt Kilgallon is also included.

For hosting Chelsea, John Terry, Frank Lampard and Fernando Torres have all dropped to the bench.

Chelsea: Cech; Azpilicueta, Ivanovic, Luiz, Bertrand; Ramires, Mikel; Oscar, Mata, Hazard; Ba

Sunderland: Mignolet; Bardsley, Rose, O'Shea, Kilgallon; N'Diaye, Gardner, Larsson, Johnson, Sessegnon; Wickham

New Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio on the touchline during the match against Chelsea on April 7, 2013
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