Premier League predictions: Lawro v Joe Montana

BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson is pitting his wits against a different guest each week this season.

Legendary NFL quarter-back Joe Montana gives his Premier League predictions

This week he takes on legendary NFL quarterback Joe Montana, who won the Super Bowl four times in the 1980s with the San Francisco 49ers.

Montana, who is in the UK coaching aspiring quarterbacks, compares Liverpool to the 49ers as he backs them to beat West Brom, while he tips Newcastle to see off Sunderland in the north east derby because he "likes their Brown Ale".

Predictions Score Lawro Joe

SATURDAY

Crystal Palace v Arsenal

0-2

0-2

0-3

Aston Villa v Everton

0-2

1-1

1-2

Liverpool v West Brom

4-1

2-0

3-1

Man Utd v Stoke

3-2

2-0

2-0

Norwich v Cardiff

0-0

2-1

3-2

Southampton v Fulham

2-0

1-1

4-1

SUNDAY

Sunderland v Newcastle

2-1

1-1

1-2

Chelsea v Man City

2-1

1-2

0-1

Swansea v West Ham

0-0

2-0

2-3

Tottenham v Hull

1-0

3-0

2-1

A correct result is worth ONE point. A correct score earns THREE points.

Last week, Lawro got six results right, with no perfect scores. His score of six was not enough to stop BBC Breakfast's Susanna Reid waltzing off with a win, with the Strictly Come Dancing contestant scoring 11 thanks to her seven correct results, including two perfect scores which puts her second on the guest leaderboard. Like Lawro, Reid's dance partner Kevin Clifton got six results right, with no perfect scores.

We're keeping a record of the total scores for Lawro and his guests (below), and showing a table of how the Premier League would look if all of Lawro's predictions were correct (also at the bottom of the page).

Total scores after Week Eight

Lawro

64

Guests

54

LAWRO'S PREDICTIONS

SATURDAY

All kick-offs at 15:00 BST unless otherwise stated.

Crystal Palace v Arsenal

Crystal Palace 0-2 Arsenal

Lawro's prediction: 0-2

Montana's prediction: 0-3

Match report

Aston Villa v Everton

Aston Villa 0-2 Everton

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Montana's prediction: 1-2

Match report

Liverpool v West Brom

Liverpool 4-1 West Brom

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Montana's prediction: 3-1

Match report

Manchester United v Stoke City

Man Utd 3-2 Stoke City

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Montana's prediction: 2-0

Match report

Norwich v Cardiff City

Norwich 0-0 Cardiff

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Montana's prediction: 3-2

Match report

Southampton v Fulham

Southampton 2-0 Fulham

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Montana's prediction: 4-1

Match report

SUNDAY

Sunderland v Newcastle

Sunderland 2-1 Newcastle

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Montana's prediction: 1-2

Match preview

Chelsea v Manchester City

Chelsea 2-1 Man City

Lawro's prediction: 1-2

Montana's prediction: 0-1

Match preview

Swansea City v West Ham

Swansea 0-0 West Ham

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Montana's prediction: 2-3

Match preview

Tottenham v Hull

Tottenham 1-0 Hull City

Lawro's prediction: 3-0

Montana's prediction: 2-1

Match preview

Lawro v Guests

P8

W3

D0

L5

SCORE GUEST LEADERBOARD

12

Nicky Wire

11

Susanna Reid

10

Usain Bolt

9

Charlotte Green

8

Lawro (Average after seven weeks)

6

Kevin Clifton

5

Sam Tomkins

4

Jason Sudeikis

2

Cal Crutchlow

1

Michael Palin

BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson

ARROWS DENOTE DIFFERENCE TO REAL TABLE

POS TEAM P W D L PTS DIFF +/-

1.

Arsenal

8

5

3

0

18

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0

2.

Chelsea

8

5

3

0

18

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0

3.

Man City

8

5

3

0

18

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+1

4.

Tottenham

8

5

2

1

17

Up arrow

+1

5.

Liverpool

8

4

4

0

16

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-2

6.

Man Utd

8

4

4

0

16

Up arrow

+2

7.

Fulham

8

4

2

2

14

Up arrow

+7

8.

Newcastle

8

4

1

3

13

Up arrow

+3

9.

Southampton

8

4

0

4

12

Down arrow

-3

10.

Everton

8

3

2

3

11

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-3

11.

West Brom

8

3

1

4

10

Up arrow

+1

12.

West Ham

8

3

1

4

10

Up arrow

+3

13.

Stoke

8

3

1

4

10

Up arrow

+3

14.

Norwich

8

2

2

4

8

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+4

15.

Hull

8

1

3

4

6

Down arrow

-6

16.

Swansea

8

1

3

4

6

Down arrow

-5

17.

Aston Villa

8

1

3

4

6

Down arrow

-4

18.

Crystal Palace

8

2

0

6

6

Up arrow

+1

19.

Cardiff

8

0

2

6

2

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-2

20.

Sunderland

8

0

2

6

2

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0