Premier League predictions: Lawro v athletics legend Michael Johnson

Lawro's predictions

BBC football expert Mark Lawrenson is making predictions for all 380 top-flight matches this season, against a variety of guests.

This week he is up against athletics legend and BBC pundit Michael Johnson.

Michael Johnson
Johnson, a four-time Olympic gold medallist and eight-time world champion, is part of the BBC team at the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha
2019 World Athletics Championships
Venue: Khalifa International Stadium, Doha Dates: 27 September-6 October
Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport website and app; Listen live on BBC Radio 5 Live; Live streams, clips and text commentary online.
Premier League predictions - week eight
ResultLawroMichael
SATURDAY
Brighton v Tottenham3-00-21-3
Burnley v Everton1-02-12-1
Liverpool v Leicester2-12-14-2
Norwich v Aston Villa1-51-12-0
Watford v Sheff Utd0-02-10-2
West Ham v Crystal Palace1-22-02-0
SUNDAY
Arsenal v Bournemouth1-02-01-0
Man City v Wolves0-23-03-1
Southampton v Chelsea1-41-20-3
Newcastle v Man Utd1-01-10-1

A correct result (picking a win, draw or defeat) is worth 10 points. The exact score earns 40 points.

LAWRO'S PREDICTIONS

SATURDAY

Brighton v Tottenham

Brighton 3-0 Tottenham

Lawro's prediction: 0-2

Michael's prediction: 1-3

Match report

Burnley v Everton

Burnley 1-0 Everton

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Michael's prediction: 2-1

Match report

Liverpool v Leicester

Liverpool 2-1 Leicester

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Michael's prediction: 4-2

Match report

Norwich v Aston Villa

Norwich 1-5 Aston Villa

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Michael's prediction: 2-0

Match report

Watford v Sheff Utd

Watford 0-0 Sheff Utd

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Michael's prediction: 0-2

Match report

West Ham v Crystal Palace

West Ham 1-2 Crystal Palace

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Michael's prediction: 2-0

Match report

SUNDAY

Arsenal v Bournemouth

Arsenal 1-0 Bournemouth

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Michael's prediction: 1-0

Match report

Man City v Wolves

Man City 0-2 Wolves

Lawro's prediction: 3-0

Michael's prediction: 3-1

Match report

Southampton v Chelsea

Southampton 1-4 Chelsea

Lawro's prediction: 1-2

Michael's prediction: 0-3

Match report

Newcastle v Man Utd

Newcastle 1-0 Man Utd

Lawro's prediction: 1-1

Michael's prediction: 0-1

Match report

Lawro was speaking to BBC Sport's Chris Bevan

How did Lawro do last week?

From the last set of Premier League fixtures, Lawro got eight correct results, including three exact scores, out of 10 matches for a total of 170 points, his highest score of the season so far.

He beat former Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas, who got six correct results, with one exact score, for a total of 90 points.

Lawro's League Table graphic
+/- DENOTE POSITION DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LAWRO'S TABLE AND ACTUAL POSITION
TEAMPWDLPTS+/-
1Man City770021+1
2Liverpool761019-1
3Chelsea751116+4
4Tottenham742114+2
5Leicester741213-2
=6Arsenal733112-2
=6Man Utd733112+4
=8Aston Villa732211+10
=8Everton732211+7
10Newcastle73049+9
=11Burnley722380
=11Crystal Palace72238-2
=13Bournemouth72147-5
=13Sheff Utd72147-1
=13Watford72147+7
=13West Ham72147-8
=13Wolves721470
18Southampton72056-4
19Brighton70252-3
20Norwich70070-3

GUEST LEADERBOARD 2019-20

ScoreGuest leaderboard
104Lawro (average after seven weeks)
100Adam Peaty
90Helen Housby, Jo Harten, Geraint Thomas
70Craig Mitch
60Stefan Ratchford
50Chelcee Grimes, Reece Parkinson, Sam Warburton
40Stephen Fry
Total scores after week seven
Lawro730
Guests500
Lawro v Guests
P7W7D0L0

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