Sunderland Manager Simon Grayson has revealed defender Bryan Oviedo will start for the Black Cats against Carlisle United.
The Wearsiders travel to Cumbria for the Carabao Cup match on Tuesday night.
Brendan Galloway, on loan from Everton is expected to miss out due to an injury picked up in Sunderland's 0-2 loss at home to Leeds United on Saturday.
The 27-year-old defender has not played since the final Premier League game of last season at Chelsea because of an injury to his calf.
Previously of Everton, Oviedo joined the Black Cats in January under then manager David Moyes.