It's unusual for a game in August to be postponed due to weather and instead played in December. But when you combine the unpredictability of the Premier League and throw the British weather into the mix anything is possible.
It may be too early in the season to call this a 'six-pointer', but both 18th-placed Sunderland and Reading in 19th are desperate to come away from Tuesday's match with a win.
A draw is not a huge amount of help to either side, but that's exactly what we predict will happen at the Stadium of Light - we expect draw specialists Reading to frustrate Martin O'Neill's men at odds of
11/2 with bet365 .