Mark Lawrenson's FA Cup predictions

BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson

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

His opponent for selected ties on FA Cup third-round weekend is former Wrexham winger Mickey Thomas who, 20 years ago this week, scored a spectacular free-kick to help the Welsh side beat Arsenal in one of the biggest shocks in the competition's history.

Thomas correctly tipped the Dragons to force a replay against Brighton, while Lawro was spot-on predicting a 2-0 victory for Everton against Tamworth.

Both expected Sunday's all-Manchester tie, which United won 3-2 at City, to end level.

PredictionsScoreLawroMickey Thomas
Arsenal v Leeds1-02-02-0
Barnsley v Swansea2-41-22-2
Birmingham v Wolves0-01-11-2
Brighton v Wrexham1-12-01-1
Bristol Rovers v Aston Villa1-30-20-3
Chelsea v Portsmouth4-02-02-1
Everton v Tamworth2-02-03-0
Fleetwood v Blackpool1-51-11-2
Fulham v Charlton4-02-03-1
Gillingham v Stoke1-31-21-2
Liverpool v Oldham5-12-04-0
MK Dons v QPR1-10-21-0
Macclesfield v Bolton2-21-20-2
Man City v Man Utd2-31-10-0
Newcastle v Blackburn2-11-13-2
Norwich v Burnley4-12-02-1
Peterborough v Sunderland0-20-22-1
Sheff Utd v Salisbury3-12-01-0
Swindon v Wigan2-11-12-1
Tottenham v Cheltenham3-03-04-1
West Brom v Cardiff4-22-12-2

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

In the last set of midweek Premier League games, Lawro had his worst week of the season. He got ONE result right, with no perfect scores, meaning that his one point was beaten by maverick 70s striker Rodney Marsh, who scored three points.

(Predictions leaderboard at the bottom of the page)

LAWRO'S PREDICTIONS

All kick-offs 1500 GMT unless stated

FRIDAY

Liverpool 5-1 Oldham

Prediction: 2-0

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SATURDAY

Birmingham City 0-0 Wolves

Prediction: 1-1

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Barnsley 2-4 Swansea

Prediction: 1-2

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Brighton 1-1 Wrexham

Prediction: 2-0

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Everton 2-0 Tamworth

Prediction: 2-0

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Fleetwood 1-5 Blackpool

Prediction: 1-1

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Fulham 4-0 Charlton

Prediction: 2-0

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Gillingham 1-3 Stoke

Prediction: 1-2

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Macclesfield 2-2 Bolton

Prediction: 1-2

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MK Dons 1-1 QPR

Prediction: 0-2

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Norwich 4-1 Burnley

Prediction: 2-0

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Newcastle 2-1 Blackburn

Prediction: 1-1

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Sheffield United 3-1 Salisbury

Prediction: 2-0

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Swindon 2-1 Wigan

Prediction: 1-1

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Tottenham 3-0 Cheltenham

Prediction: 3-0

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West Bromwich Albion 4-2 Cardiff

Prediction: 2-1

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Bristol Rovers 1-3 Aston Villa

Prediction: 0-2

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SUNDAY

Man City 2-3 Man Utd

Prediction: 1-1

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Chelsea 4-0 Portsmouth

Prediction: 2-0

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Peterborough 0-2 Sunderland

Prediction: 0-2

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MONDAY

Arsenal 1-0 Leeds

Prediction: 2-0

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Mark Lawrenson was talking to BBC Sport's Chris Bevan.

LEADERBOARDSCORE
Shaun Edwards11
Gethin Jones11
Frankie Dettori10
Ricky Hatton9
Gary Oldman8
Ola Jordan8
Martin Keown8
Richard Archer8
Robbie Savage8
Russell Grant8
John Simm7
Mark Lawrenson (average)6.75
Serge from Kasabian6
Mo Farah5
Tom from Kasabian4
Jimmy Anderson4
Dai Greene4
Jason Manford3
Rodney Marsh3
Muttiah Muralitharan3
Samuel L Jackson2

Lawro's best score: 12 points (week six).

Lawro's worst score: one point (week 20).

Make your own predictions to see how the Premier League will look after this weekend.

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