Portsmouth vs Sunderland: TV channel, live stream, team news and kick off time for League One play-off semi-final


SUNDERLAND and Portsmouth will be getting up close and personal again as the Black Cats travel to the South Coast with a 1-0 play-off semi-final lead.

Chris Maguire came off the bench to get the winner, while Alim Ozturk was sent off but later won his appeal and will be able to play in this match.

Chris Maguire’s strike gave Sunderland the advantage heading into the second leg
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The two sides are meeting for the fifth time this season, with Portsmouth winning on penalties in the EFL Trophy final at Wembley.

What time does Portsmouth vs Sunderland kick off?

This League One play-off semi-final second leg will take place on Thursday, May 16.

It will kick off at 7.45pm.

The match will be played at Fratton Park.

The winners will face either Charlton Athletic or Doncaster Rovers.

What TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?

Portsmouth vs Sunderland will be shown live on Sky Sports Football and Main Event, with coverage underway from 7.30pm.

Sky Sports customers can live stream the match online via the app on their computer, tablet and mobile devices.

If not, you can purchase a Sky Sports Day Pass from NowTV for £8.99.

Alternatively, you can follow all the latest updates via our dedicated SunSport LIVE BLOG.

What is the team news?

Lee Brown and Brett Pitman are doubtful for Portsmouth and have been assessed in training for achilles and hamstring injuries respectively.

Meanwhile Dion Donohue (groin) and Brandon Haunstrup (knee) are definitely out.

For Sunderland the biggest concern is the fitness of Aiden McGeady, who is a doubt with an ongoing foot injury.

However they have been boosted by the return of Duncan Watmore.


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