Former Sheffield Wednesday manager Bruce has a big decision to make at left wingback
after Scotland star Matt Ritchie was ruled out for
Willems, of course, slotted into central midfield before then shifting to his natural position at left wingback
, where he was among those at fault for Arsenal's goal.
He wasn't seen again until the trip to Brighton in December when he appeared at left wingback
Impressive left wingback
John Kitolano crossed towards Jordao, who dragged his volley wide of the far post with the last chance of the half.
Academy graduate Hume, who was making only the seventh league of his fledgling career, began at left wingback
and had a torrid time, on the back of a poor opening-day performance against Oxford United last weekend.
JON McLAUGHLIN 7Made a couple of saves to keep the score downCONOR McLAUGHLIN 5Unimpressive in a half in which Sunderland looked all over the place at the backJORDAN WILLIS 5Indecisive at timesTOM FLANAGAN 4Beaten far too easily for the goalLUKE O'NIEN 5Played wingback but spent most of his time on the defensiveDYLAN McGEOUCH 5Gave the ball away in midfieldGEORGE DOBSON 6Made a vital block to deny Ipswich a second goalDENVER HUME 4Struggling badly again in the left wingback
positionLYNDEN GOOCH 5At least he managed a shot -- even though it was wideMARC McNULTY 5Made little impressionAIDEN McGEADY 5A couple of forward runs but they came to nothing
He was operating as a left wingback
in a 5-1-2-2 formation that featured Mikel as the holding midfielder behind Saville and Jonny Howson.
Stick him on the bench!" Jarni, of course, a Croatian left wingback
and World Cup star, joined the club for PS2.4 million from Real Betis but, infamously, never pulled on the shirt after being swiftly sold to Real Madrid for PS3.4m.
8 VERTONGHEN Unfamiliar left wingback
role, lovely assist and a great late goal
I spoke to Vincent before the game and said 'I'm playing Junior left wingback
and he's going to come in and shoot from there all the time' because we don't shoot enough."
It was Shakhtar that ended a 22-match winning streak for the Blues last season and while it was hardly a full strength side put out - Phil Foden at left wingback
The left wingback
said: "I think we have got a great chance.