English Premiership

Tipsters: Jose to undo his old club!

2018-02-26 06:45
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Cape Town - There’s been some turbulence in the Manchester United camp but Jose Mourinho will nevertheless put one over his once-beloved Chelsea by engineering a home victory in Sunday’s appealing Premiership clash at Old Trafford.

That is the majority view of the Sport24 tipsters as the second-placed Red Devils entertain the fourth-lying Blues.

If so, it would emulate last season’s snaring of all three points in the fixture by United, when goals from Messrs Rashford and Herrera secured a 2-0 outcome.

Each round of the 2017/18 Premiership campaign, a group 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), Lloyd Burnard, Tashreeq Vardien, Baden Gillion and Lynn Butler (all Man Utd) plus Craig Taylor (Liverpool).

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

OUR FORECASTS:

LEICESTER v STOKE
Saturday, 14:30

Rob: 2-1
Garrin: 2-1
Tashreeq: 1-2
Lloyd: 2-2
Lynn: 2-1
Craig: 2-1
Baden: 2-1

Last season: 2-0             

LIVERPOOL v WEST HAM
Saturday, 17:00

Rob: 2-1
Garrin: 2-0
Tashreeq: 3-1
Lloyd: 3-1
Lynn: 3-0
Craig: 3-1
Baden: 3-1

Last season: 2-2              

BRIGHTON v SWANSEA
Saturday, 17:00

Rob: 1-1
Garrin: 1-1
Tashreeq: 2-1
Lloyd: 2-0
Lynn: 1-0
Craig: 1-1
Baden: 1-0

Last season: Not applicable               

WEST BROM v HUDDERSFIELD
Saturday, 17:00

Rob: 1-1
Garrin: 2-1
Tashreeq: 3-2
Lloyd: 3-1
Lynn: 0-0
Craig: 1-2
Baden: 1-1

Last season: Not applicable              

BURNLEY v SOUTHAMPTON
Saturday, 17:00

Rob: 1-1
Garrin: 1-1
Tashreeq: 1-1
Lloyd: 1-0
Lynn: 2-1
Craig: 2-1
Baden: 1-0

Last season: 1-0               

BOURNEMOUTH v NEWCASTLE
Saturday, 17:00

Rob: 1-1
Garrin: 1-1
Tashreeq: 1-1
Lloyd: 2-0
Lynn: 2-1
Craig: 1-1
Baden: 1-0

Last season: Not applicable                                             

WATFORD v EVERTON
Saturday, 19:30

Rob: 1-0
Garrin: 1-1
Tashreeq: 1-2
Lloyd: 2-1
Lynn: 2-0
Craig: 1-1
Baden: 2-3

Last season: 3-2                                  

CRYSTAL PALACE v TOTTENHAM
Sunday, 14:00

Rob: 1-1
Garrin: 1-2
Tashreeq: 1-2
Lloyd: 1-3  
Lynn: 0-2
Craig: 1-3
Baden: 1-2

Last season: 0-1                                       

MANCHESTER UNITED v CHELSEA
Sunday, 16:05

Rob: 1-1
Garrin: 2-1
Tashreeq: 1-0
Lloyd: 2-0
Lynn: 2-1
Craig: 1-1
Baden: 2-0

Last season: 2-0                                          

ARSENAL v MANCHESTER CITY
Thursday, 21:45

Rob: 1-2
Garrin: 1-2
Tashreeq: 1-1
Lloyd: 3-1
Lynn: 1-2
Craig: 1-2
Baden: 2-5

Last season: 2-2        

*LEADERBOARD:

204 - Garrin (8 points in last round) & Lloyd (5)
189 - Craig (7) & Tashreeq (6)
188 - Rob (7)
172 - Lynn (5)
158 - Baden (3)

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