FA Cup predictions: Lawro v Dave Beasant & John Aldridge

BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson

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

His opponents for selected ties on FA Cup third-round weekend were Dave Beasant and John Aldridge, who were on opposing sides when Wimbledon shocked Liverpool to win the 1988 final.

Beasant famously saved an Aldridge penalty as the 'Crazy Gang' triumphed 1-0 at Wembley and recalled the research that he did on the Reds striker's spot-kick technique before the final.

Here's what they predicted and how they fared.

Selected FA Cup 3rd round predictions
ResultLawroDaveAldo
SATURDAY
Blyth Spartans v Birmingham2-30-21-30-1
Derby v Southport1-02-03-03-0
Leicester v Newcastle1-02-11-1*2-1
Tranmere v Swansea2-61-20-21-1*
West Brom v Gateshead7-03-02-02-0
SUNDAY
Dover Athletic v Crystal Palace0-41-21-21-3
QPR v Sheff Utd0-32-02-11-1#
Sunderland v Leeds1-02-02-12-1
Aston Villa v Blackpool1-02-13-03-0
Man City v Sheff Wed2-13-03-04-0
Southampton v Ipswich1-12-02-02-0
Stoke v Wrexham3-12-03-03-1
Yeovil v Man Utd0-20-20-30-4
Chelsea v Watford3-03-02-13-0
Arsenal v Hull City2-01-1#3-12-1
MONDAY
Burnley v Tottenham1-12-11-1*1-1*
Wimbledon v Liverpool1-20-32-2*1-2
TUESDAY
Everton v West Ham1-11-01-1*1-1*

* Away team to win at home in the replay

# Home team to win away in the replay

A correct result (picking a win, draw or defeat) is worth ONE point. Getting the exact score correct earns THREE points.

On New Year's Day, Lawro got two correct results from 10 games, with no perfect scores.

His score of two points was his worst of the season so far, and was beaten by Match of the Day commentator Steve Wilson, who picked four correct results, with one perfect score, to give him a total of six points.

We are keeping a record of the totals 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 (at the bottom of the page).

Total scores after week 20
Lawro136
Guests128

LAWRO'S FA CUP PREDICTIONS

SATURDAY

Blyth Spartans 2-3 Birmingham

Lawro's prediction: 0-2

Dave's prediction: 1-3

Aldo's prediction: 0-1

Match report

Derby 1-0 Southport

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Dave's prediction: 3-0

Aldo's prediction: 3-0

Match report

Leicester 1-0 Newcastle

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Dave's prediction: 1-1 (Newcastle to win the replay)

Aldo's prediction: 2-1

Match report

Tranmere 2-6 Swansea

Lawro's prediction: 1-2

Dave's prediction: 0-2

Aldo's prediction: 1-1.

Match report

West Brom 7-0 Gateshead

Lawro's prediction: 3-0

Dave's prediction: 2-0

Aldo's prediction: 2-0

Match report

SUNDAY

Dover 0-4 Crystal Palace

Lawro's prediction: 1-2

Dave's prediction: 1-2

Aldo's prediction: 1-3

Match report

QPR 0-3 Sheffield United

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Dave's prediction: 2-1

Aldo's prediction: 1-1 (QPR to win the replay)

Match report

Sunderland 1-0 Leeds

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Dave's prediction: 2-1

Aldo's prediction: 2-1

Match report

Aston Villa 1-0 Blackpool

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Dave's prediction: 3-0

Aldo's prediction: 3-0

Match report

Man City 2-1 Sheffield Wednesday

Lawro's prediction: 3-0

Dave's prediction: 3-0

Aldo's prediction: 4-0

Match report

Southampton 1-1 Ipswich

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Dave's prediction: 2-0

Aldo's prediction: 2-0

Match report

Stoke 3-1 Wrexham

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Dave's prediction: 3-0

Aldo's prediction: 3-1

Match report

Yeovil 0-2 Man Utd

Lawro's prediction: 0-2

Dave's prediction: 0-3

Aldo's prediction: 0-4

Match report

Chelsea 3-0 Watford

Lawro's prediction: 3-0

Dave's prediction: 2-1

Aldo's prediction: 3-0

Match report

Arsenal 2-0 Hull City

Lawro's prediction: 1-1 (Arsenal to win the replay)

Dave's prediction: 3-1

Aldo's prediction: 2-1

Match report

MONDAY

Burnley 1-1 Tottenham

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Dave's prediction: 1-1 (Tottenham to win the replay)

Aldo's prediction: 1-1 (Tottenham to win the replay)

Match report

Wimbledon 1-2 Liverpool

Lawro's prediction: 0-3

Dave's prediction: 2-2 (Liverpool to win the replay).

Aldo's prediction: 1-2

Match report

TUESDAY

Everton 1-1 West Ham

Lawro's prediction: 1-0

Dave's prediction: 1-1 (West Ham to win the replay)

Aldo's prediction: 1-1 (West Ham to win the replay

Match report

Lawro v Guests
P20W9D3L8
SCOREGUEST LEADERBOARD
11Steph Houghton
10Liam Fray, Rachel Riley
8Roddy Doyle, Tim Henman, Olly Murs, Henning Wehn, Benedict Wong
7Miles Jacobson, Ossie Ardiles
6.8Lawro (average after 20 weeks)
6Football Manager, Mark Wright & Karen Hauer, Steve Wilson
5Joe Cole, Sarah Harding & Leon Fagbemi, Van McCann, Adil Ray
4Kell Brook, Guy Mowbray
2Neil Lennon, Jack O'Connell

Lawro's best score: 17 points (week seven v Ossie Ardiles)

Lawro's worst score: 2 points (week 20 v Steve Wilson)

BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson
ARROWS DENOTE DIFFERENCE TO REAL TABLE
POSTEAMPWDLPTSDIFF+/-
1.Chelsea201820560
2.Man City201730540
3.Man Utd20134343+2
4.Arsenal20127143+2
5.Liverpool20127143+3
6.Everton2096533+7
7.Southampton2076727-3
8.Tottenham2069527-3
9.Hull20801224+6
10.Newcastle20587230
11.Stoke20758230
12.Sunderland2057822+2
13.West Ham2056921-6
14.Aston Villa20631121-2
15.Crystal Palace20631121+3
16.QPR206212200
17.Swansea20531218-8
18.Burnley20341313+1
19.West Brom20251311-2
20.Leicester20231590

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