Mark Lawrenson's Premier League predictions

BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson

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

Mo Farah

His opponent for the latest round of Premier League fixtures is double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah.

Arsenal fan Farah is backing the Gunners to continue their good start to the season by beating reigning Premier League champions Manchester City on Sunday.

He also tips Manchester United to beat Liverpool at Anfield, thinks Chelsea will stay top of the table by beating Stoke and that Southampton will remain bottom by losing against Aston Villa.

You can see all of Farah's predictions in Football Focus on BBC One at 12:15 BST on Saturday.

PredictionsScoreLawroMo Farah
SATURDAY
Swansea v Everton0-31-10-2
Chelsea v Stoke1-02-03-0
Southampton v Aston Villa4-12-10-1
West Brom v Reading1-02-12-2
West Ham v Sunderland1-11-21-2
Wigan v Fulham1-22-10-2
SUNDAY
Liverpool v Man Utd1-21-12-3
Newcastle v Norwich1-02-02-1
Man City v Arsenal1-12-11-2
Tottenham v QPR2-12-12-1

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

Last weekend, Lawro took on England women's international midfielder Stephanie Houghton.

Lawro got seven results right, with one perfect score, and his score of nine was enough to beat Houghton (three correct results, no perfect scores). Her score of three points leaves her bottom of the guest scoreboard (at the bottom of the page).

This season, we will also be keeping a record of the total scores for Lawro and his guests (below), and showing a table of how the Premier League would look if Lawro's predictions came off (also at the bottom of the page).

Total scores after week four
Guests28
Lawro27

LAWRO'S PREDICTIONS

All kick-offs 15:00 BST unless otherwise stated.

SATURDAY

Swansea 0-3 Everton

Prediction: 1-1

Match report

Chelsea 1-0 Stoke

Prediction: 2-0

Match report

Southampton 4-1 Aston Villa

Prediction: 2-1

Match report

West Brom 1-0 Reading

Prediction: 2-1

Match report

West Ham 1-1 Sunderland

Prediction: 1-2

Match report

Wigan 1-2 Fulham

Prediction: 2-1

Match report

SUNDAY

Liverpool 1-2 Man Utd

Prediction: 1-1

Match report

Newcastle 1-0 Norwich

Prediction 2-0

Match report

Man City 1-1 Arsenal

Prediction: 2-1

Match report

Tottenham 2-1 QPR

Prediction: 2-1

Match report

Lawro was speaking to BBC Sport's Chris Bevan.

Lawro v Guests
P4W1D0L3
GUEST LEADERBOARDSCORE
Luke Campbell10
Kevin Sinfield10
Lawro (average)6.75
Greg Rutherford5
Stephanie Houghton3

Lawro's best score: nine points (week four).

Lawro's worst score: four points (week three).

BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson
ARROWS DENOTE DIFFERENCE TO REAL TABLE
POSTEAMPWDLFAGDPTSDIFF+/-
1.Man Utd431080+810+1
2.Tottenham431072+510+8
3.Arsenal422062+480
4.Man City422062+480
5.Everton422053+28+2
6.Chelsea321052+37-5
7.West Ham421165+17+1
8.Sunderland42115507+7
9.QPR42114407+9
10.Stoke413054+16+2
11.Fulham420256-16-2
12.Swansea312145-15-7
13.Newcastle411245-14-2
14.Liverpool403145-13+3
15.Southampton410326-43+5
16.Aston Villa402236-32-3
17.Reading301235-21+2
18.Norwich401337-41-2
19.West Brom401337-40-13
20.Wigan400429-70-6

Lawro did not make a prediction before the rearranged Chelsea-Reading game on 22 August.

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

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