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Newcastle United will be looking to get back to winning ways in the Premier League when they host AFC Bournemouth at St James' Park on Saturday.

The Magpies suffered a 1-0 defeat to Sean Dyche's Burnley side on Monday night, but that was a rare disappointing moment in what has been a solid start under Rafa Benitez. 

After ten games the Magpies sit ninth in the top flight having taken 14 points from their opening ten Premier League games. Benitez has constructed a team that, while not the most attractive, is certainly effective.

The same can't be said for Bournemouth. The Cherries, now in their third season in the top flight, have had a difficult start. Eddie Howe's men have won just two of their opening ten games and sit 19th with just seven points.

So Newcastle are likely to be favourites at St James', especially as Bournemouth have a lengthy injury list. Benítez doesn't have the same problems but will be without the influential Mikel Merino (back), while Paul Dummett is still ruled out with a hamstring injury.

In their last meeting, Newcastle were beaten 3-1 by Bournemouth. The Magpies will be looking to avenge that defeat this time around and continue their bright start to the campaign.

But who should be included in Benitez's starting XI? Our unique algorithm has predicted the Newcastle side it believes is most likely to start.

Football Whispers uses data to predict the starting line-ups for sides by accounting for a number of different factors, including injuries, suspensions, the statistical likelihood to play, the match the competition is played, the player’s previous performance and the style of the opposition.

But you can also give it a go yourself. Just click ‘create your own’ on the line-up at the top of the page and pick the XI players you would choose, and you can also see their stats once you’ve picked them.

When you’re happy with your team, press confirm and you’ll be able to share it with your friends via social media.

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