Sunderland vs Manchester United, Capital One Cup Semi-Final 1st Leg: Open Thread

Manchester United plays Sunderland in the first leg of the Capital One Cup semi-final today at the Stadium of Light, giving David Moyes and his team an excellent opportunity to put the nightmare about crashing out of the FA Cup firmly behind them as the Red Devils aim to march on to their first piece of silverware.

For viewers in the United States, the match is being shown live in the United States beginning at 2:30pm ET beIN SPORT and DishWorld

Starting line-ups:

Sunderland: Mannone, Bardsley, Alonso, Brown, O’Shea (C), Larsson, Cattermole, Ki, Giaccherini, Borini, Fletcher.

Subs: Gardner, Johnson, Celustka, Colback, Altidore, Ji, Dixon

Manchester United: De Gea, Rafael, Vidic, Evans, Evra, Valencia, Carrick, Cleverley, Januzaj, Giggs; Welbeck.

Subs: Lindegaard, Smalling, Hernandez, Fletcher, Kagawa, Büttner, Zaha.

Programming note: For viewers in the United States, Sunderland vs Manchester United is being shown exclusively on beIN SPORT and DishWorld. Even if you don’t have a TV subscription to beIN SPORT, you can access those channels via online streaming service DishWorld for $10/month. Read our review of DishWorld. And sign up for DishWorld via their website. Setup takes just minutes.

Before, during or after today’s game, join the conversation with fellow soccer fans in the comments section below.

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