English Premiership

Tipsters: Tough on Toon at Anfield!

2019-09-13 12:49
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Cape Town – Leaders Liverpool will comfortably retain their 100% record in the English Premiership by seeing off labouring Newcastle at Anfield on Saturday.

That is the confident expectation of the entire Sport24 forecasting panel.

After all, the Reds won last season’s corresponding clash 4-0 despite the Toon still having respected Rafa Benitez – who has managed both, of course -- on board then.

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 Utd) plus Craig Taylor (Liverpool).

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

OUR FORECASTS:

LIVERPOOL v NEWCASTLE
Saturday, 13:30

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

Last season: 4-0                    

BRIGHTON v BURNLEY
Saturday, 16:00

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

Last season: 1-3                                                    

MANCHESTER UNITED v LEICESTER
Saturday, 16:00

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

Last season: 2-1                                            

SHEFFIELD UNITED v SOUTHAMPTON
Saturday, 16:00

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

Last season: Not applicable                                               

TOTTENHAM v CRYSTAL PALACE
Saturday, 16:00

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

Last season: 2-0                                                  

WOLVES v CHELSEA
Saturday, 16:00

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

Last season: 2-1                                                   

NORWICH v MANCHESTER CITY
Saturday, 18:30

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

Last season: Not applicable              

BOURNEMOUTH v EVERTON
Sunday, 15:00

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

Last season: 2-2                                                         

WATFORD v ARSENAL
Sunday, 17:30

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

Last season: 0-1                                                   

ASTON VILLA v WEST HAM
Monday, 21:00

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

Last season: Not applicable

LEADERBOARD

33 Garrin (10 points in last round)
30 Tashreeq (8)
29 Baden (9)
27 Lynn (5)
26 Lloyd (12)
25 Rob (10)
19 Craig (6)

 

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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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