A former Liverpool participant, Mark Lawrenson, has backed Manchester United to safe a 2-0 win in opposition to Newcastle United within the Premier League on Sunday night time at Previous Trafford.
Lawrenson additionally predicted Manchester Metropolis to beat Arsenal 3-1 on the Emirates Stadium on Sunday night.
Offering his predictions, Lawrenson informed BBC Sport: “Newcastle are the crew that everybody within the backside three thinks they’ll catch – realistically, they’re the one different crew who may nonetheless be dragged into the relegation locations.
“The Magpies aren’t taking part in effectively, and that offers the edges under them hope that in the event that they hold going, they’ll catch them.
“I don’t see something occurring at Previous Trafford to vary that.
“Manchester United have had a couple of issues at residence in breaking down groups who go there simply to defend, however I believe Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s aspect will discover a method via.
“On the different finish, I’m not satisfied by Harry Maguire or Victor Lindelof as being a centre-half pairing adequate to win the title – Maguire lacks a flip of tempo whereas Lindelof is respectable however not robust sufficient.
“You realize you may get at them however, with out the injured Callum Wilson, the Magpies received’t carry a lot of a menace. Man United 2, Newcastle 0.”
Commenting on the Arsenal vs Man Metropolis sport, Lawrenson added: “Arsenal at all times look extra harmful to me when Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is taking part in via the center, and it’s a massive increase for them to have him again within the crew and scoring.
“However Manchester Metropolis simply hold churning out wins. They’re taking part in very well anyway, and they have Kevin de Bruyne and Sergio Aguero on the way in which again to full health, which goes to make them even higher. Arsenal 1, Man Metropolis 3.”
The kick-off time for Man United vs Newcastle is 8 pm, whereas that of Arsenal vs Man Metropolis is 5:30 pm.