Premier League

Pick and share your Saints team to beat City

 • by Frank Smith
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Following a huge victory at the Liberty Stadium during the week over Swansea City, Southampton go into the last game of the season this Sunday in need of just a point to ensure their Premier League survival.

Should Southampton fail to record a point this Sunday at home to the Premier League champions, then there would need to be a seismic ten-goal swing in goal difference between themselves and the affirmed mentioned Swansea City.

Mark Hughes should sleep easier on Saturday night knowing that Sergio Agüero will miss the final game of the season due to injury.

Our unique algorithm has predicted the Southampton 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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