Southampton travel to Turf Moor to take on Burnley for the opening fixture of their 2019/20 Premier League campaign. 

Both sides faced off against each other in the opening round of fixtures in the 2018/19 season, which resulted in them taking a share of the spoils each in a 0-0 draw at St Mary’s.

The last time the two sides played at Turf Moor, the game ended as a 1-1 draw after a last-minute Burnley penalty cancelled out a Nathan Redmond strike – the third consecutive draw between the two clubs.

Both sides should be heading into the new season with similar expectations of a push for a top-half finish. Southampton and Burnley both faced relegation fears last season and will be desperately hoping and preparing to avoid a similar situation this time around.

So, how would a combined line-up between the two teams shape up? We’ve had our say, in the 4-2-3-1 system, mixing who we feel are the best players in each position from both squads…