A former Liverpool participant, Mark Lawrenson, has backed Manchester United to safe a 2-0 win towards Newcastle United within the Premier League on Sunday night time at Outdated Trafford.
Lawrenson additionally predicted Manchester Metropolis to beat Arsenal 3-1 on the Emirates Stadium on Sunday night.
Offering his predictions, Lawrenson instructed BBC Sport: “Newcastle are the workforce that everybody within the backside three thinks they will catch – realistically, they’re the one different workforce who may nonetheless be dragged into the relegation locations.
“The Magpies aren’t taking part in nicely, and that provides the edges under them hope that in the event that they maintain going, they will catch them.
“I don’t see something taking place at Outdated Trafford to vary that.
“Manchester United have had just a few issues at house in breaking down groups who go there simply to defend, however I feel Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet will discover a manner via.
“On the different finish, I’m not satisfied by Harry Maguire or Victor Lindelof as being a centre-half pairing ok to win the title – Maguire lacks a flip of tempo whereas Lindelof is first rate however not robust sufficient.
“ you will get at them however, with out the injured Callum Wilson, the Magpies gained’t carry a lot of a menace. Man United 2, Newcastle 0.”
Commenting on the Arsenal vs Man Metropolis recreation, Lawrenson added: “Arsenal all the time look extra harmful to me when Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is taking part in via the center, and it’s a large enhance for them to have him again within the workforce and scoring.
“However Manchester Metropolis simply maintain churning out wins. They’re taking part in rather 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.