Newcastle United host fellow promoted side Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday. Last time out the Magpies lost 1-0 at home to Manchester City, which most will consider a relatively good result.

Currently 15th in the top flight, Newcastle have taken 18 points from 20 games this season. the Seagulls, meanwhile, are in 12th place after claiming 21 points from their 20 matches.

Our unique algorithm has predicted the Newcastle side it believes will start the game.

Football Whispers uses data to predict teams’ starting XIs, taking into account injuries, suspensions, the statistical likelihood of a player being selected, the competition the match is in, players’ previous performances and the opponent’s style.

And 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 your ideal XI for the game.You can also see each player’s stats once you’ve selected 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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