English Premiership

Red Devils to hunt down Foxes!

2015-11-27 11:07
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Cape Town - You might say that unsung Leicester City leading the English Premiership table isn’t fooling the Sport24 pundits.

Three of the six tipsters believe once-mighty Manchester United, one point behind them heading into the undoubted match of the weekend on Saturday evening, will outwit the Foxes for a valuable away triumph.

The only really unanimous view, however, is that it won’t be a roller-coaster ride like last year’s 5-3 outcome in Leicester’s favour ... after the Red Devils had led 3-1.

Each round of the 2015/16 Premiership season, a panel of our staff has a crack at predicting the results - do the exercise yourself, if you like, and see how you compare afterwards.

Compiled by Rob Houwing (Newcastle-partial), the others are Garrin Lambley (Everton), Herman Mostert (Chelsea), and a trio of Manchester United devotees in Tashreeq Vardien, Lloyd Burnard and Maano Nekhavhambe.

Three points are awarded for an entirely correct scoreline, and one for right result.

OUR FORECASTS:

ASTON VILLA v WATFORD
Saturday, 17:00

Rob: 1-0
Garrin: 1-1
Herman: 1-1
Tashreeq: 2-1
Lloyd: 1-0
Maano: 1-0
Last season: Not applicable     

BOURNEMOUTH v EVERTON
Saturday, 17:00

Rob: 1-2
Garrin: 1-1
Herman: 1-2
Tashreeq: 1-3
Lloyd: 1-0
Maano: 0-1
Last season: Not applicable                                 

CRYSTAL PALACE v NEWCASTLE
Saturday, 17:00

Rob: 2-0
Garrin: 2-1
Herman: 2-1
Tashreeq: 2-0
Lloyd: 1-0
Maano: 2-1
Last season: 1-1                    

MANCHESTER CITY v SOUTHAMPTON
Saturday, 17:00

Rob: 3-0
Garrin: 1-1
Herman: 2-1
Tashreeq: 2-1
Lloyd: 1-0
Maano: 3-1
Last season: 2-0                           

SUNDERLAND v STOKE
Saturday, 17:00

Rob: 1-1
Garrin: 1-1
Herman: 1-1
Tashreeq: 1-2
Lloyd: 1-0
Maano: 0-0
Last season: 3-1                            

LEICESTER v MANCHESTER UNITED
Saturday, 19:30

Rob: 0-0
Garrin: 1-2
Herman: 1-2
Tashreeq: 2-2
Lloyd: 1-0
Maano: 1-2
Last season: 5-3                               

TOTTENHAM v CHELSEA
Sunday, 14:00

Rob: 1-1
Garrin: 1-1
Herman: 1-2
Tashreeq: 2-1
Lloyd: 1-0
Maano: 1-0
Last season: 5-3           

WEST HAM v WEST BROM
Sunday, 16:05

Rob: 1-1
Garrin: 2-1
Herman: 2-1
Tashreeq: 3-2
Lloyd: 1-0
Maano: 1-1
Last season: 1-1                     

LIVERPOOL v SWANSEA
Sunday, 18:15

Rob: 2-0
Garrin: 2-0  
Herman: 2-1
Tashreeq: 1-1
Lloyd: 1-0
Maano: 1-0
Last season: 4-1                     

NORWICH v ARSENAL
Sunday, 18:15

Rob: 0-2
Garrin: 0-2
Herman: 1-2
Tashreeq: 1-2
Lloyd: 0-2
Maano: 0-2
Last season: Not applicable  

*LEADERBOARD:

89 - Tashreeq (6) & Garrin (4)
87 - Maano (10)
80 - Herman (7)
79 - Lloyd (4)
77 - Rob (4)

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