English Premiership

Tipsters: ‘Pool on top at Old Trafford!

2019-10-18 12:37
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Cape Town - Manchester United’s unfamiliar presence in lowly 12th on the English Premiership table has clearly had an influence on the Sport24 forecasters.

All but one see arch-rivals Liverpool, the runaway leaders, gleefully raiding Old Trafford for all three points in Sunday’s clash – there would not be such pronounced confidence in past seasons, would there?

Each round of the 2019/20 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, and defending champion), Lloyd Burnard, Tashreeq Vardien, Baden Gillion and Lynn Butler (all Man United) plus Craig Taylor (Liverpool).

Three points are awarded for an entirely correct score-line, and one for right result.

OUR FORECASTS:

EVERTON v WEST HAM
Saturday, 13:30

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

Last season: 1-3                        

LEICESTER v BURNLEY
Saturday, 16:00

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

Last season: 0-0                                                       

WOLVES v SOUTHAMPTON
Saturday, 16:00

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

Last season: 2-0                                                

CHELSEA v NEWCASTLE
Saturday, 16:00

Rob: 2-1
Garrin: 2-0
Tashreeq: 2-0
Lloyd: 3-0
Lynn: 4-0
Craig: 2-0
Baden: 4-1

Last season: 2-1                                                  

TOTTENHAM v WATFORD
Saturday, 16:00

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

Last season: 2-1                                                     

ASTON VILLA v BRIGHTON
Saturday, 16:00

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

Last season: Not applicable                                                      

BOURNEMOUTH v NORWICH
Saturday, 16:00

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

Last season: Not applicable                 

CRYSTAL PALACE v MANCHESTER CITY
Saturday, 18:30

Rob: 0-2
Garrin: 0-2
Tashreeq: 1-2
Lloyd: 0-3
Lynn: 1-3
Craig: 0-4
Baden: 1-5

Last season: 1-3                                                            

MANCHESTER UNITED v LIVERPOOL
Sunday, 17:30

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

Last season: 0-0                                                       

SHEFFIELD UNITED v ARSENAL
Monday, 21:00

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

Last season: Not applicable      

LEADERBOARD

68 Garrin (5 points in last round)
61 Tashreeq (2)
59 Baden (6)
52 Lloyd (3)
51 Rob (3)
49 Lynn (4)
40 Craig (5)

 

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Fixtures
Saturday, 23 November 2019
West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur, London Stadium 14:30
Arsenal v Southampton, Emirates Stadium 17:00
Everton v Norwich City, Goodison Park 17:00
Crystal Palace v Liverpool, Selhurst Park 17:00
Brighton & Hove Albion v Leicester City, The American Express Community Stadium 17:00
Watford v Burnley, Vicarage Road 17:00
AFC Bournemouth v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Vitality Stadium 17:00
Manchester City v Chelsea, Etihad Stadium 19:30
Sunday, 24 November 2019
Sheffield United v Manchester United, Bramall Lane 18:30
Monday, 25 November 2019
Aston Villa v Newcastle United, Villa Park 22:00
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