Sean Dyche’s Burnley just missed out on all three points when they visited Old Trafford on Boxing Day after a 92nd minute equaliser from Jesse Lingard denied the Clarets their first win at the Theatre of Dreams since 1962. However, they did still leave with a valuable point and their heads held high.
Our unique algorithm has predicted the Burnley 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.