Premier League

Pick and share your Crystal Palace side to beat Brighton

 • by Bobby Gardiner
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Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace host Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday and will be hoping for a result to increase the likelihood that they stay in the Premier League this season.

Palace currently have 31 points from 33 matches. Brighton, meanwhile, have 35 points from 32 and are in 13th place.

Defeat for either could be damaging to their survival hopes. And given the rivalry between the two clubs, both will be looking to inflict misery on their opponents.

Our algorithm has predicted the Palace 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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