Get the banners out. Get the balloons out. Get your party poppers at the ready. The Champions are in town.
Having won the Premier League last weekend in rather a anti-climatic fashion, Pep Guardiola’s men will take to the Etihad pitch on Sunday as official 2017/18 champions to face Carlos Carvahal’s Swansea City.
Our unique algorithm has predicted the Man 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.