Paul Lambert‘s first official home game for Stoke City provides an opponent they would back themselves to pick up points again as Huddersfield Town travel to the Bet365 Stadium.

After a disappointing performance in a 3-0 defeat at Manchester United on Monday, Lambert will be hoping for much more from the Potters.

Our unique algorithm has predicted the Stoke City 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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