FA Cup predictions: Lawro v the giant-killers Thomas & Jemson

BBC Sport expert Mark Lawrenson

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

Lawro's opponents for the FA Cup fifth round were Mickey Thomas and Nigel Jemson, responsible for two of the biggest shocks in the history of the competition.

Thomas scored a spectacular free-kick to help Fourth Division side Wrexham memorably beat league champions Arsenal in 1992.

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Eleven years later, Jemson hit both goals as Shrewsbury beat an Everton side who were 80 places above them.

FA Cup predictions
ResultLawroMickeyNigel
SATURDAY
West Brom v West Ham4-01-1*2-11-3
Blackburn v Stoke4-10-20-21-2
Derby v Reading1-22-03-12-0
Crystal Palace v Liverpool1-20-21-1*1-2
SUNDAY
Aston Villa v Leicester2-12-12-00-1
Bradford v Sunderland2-01-1*1-30-3
Arsenal v Middlesbrough2-02-04-12-1
MONDAY
Preston v Man Utd1-31-1*1-31-1*

* Away team to win at home in the replay

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

For the midweek Premier League matches, Lawro got seven correct results from 10 games, with no perfect scores.

His score of seven points was not enough to beat Arsenal Ladies star Kelly Smith, who picked five correct results, but with two perfect scores for atotal of nine 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 25
Lawro171
Guests166

LAWRO'S FA CUP PREDICTIONS

SATURDAY

West Brom 4-0 West Ham

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

Mickey's prediction: 2-1

Nigel's prediction: 1-3

West Brom v West Ham match report

Blackburn 4-1 Stoke

Lawro's prediction: 0-2

Mickey's prediction: 0-2

Nigel's prediction: 0-2.

Blackburn v Stoke match report

Derby 1-2 Reading

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Mickey's prediction: 3-1

Nigel's prediction: 2-0

Derby v Reading match report

Crystal Palace 1-2 Liverpool

Lawro's prediction: 0-2

Mickey's prediction: 1-1

Nigel's prediction: 1-2

Crystal Palace v Liverpool match report

SUNDAY

Aston Villa 2-1 Leicester

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

Mickey's prediction: 2-0

Aston Villa v Leicester match report

Bradford 2-0 Sunderland

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

Mickey's prediction: 1-3

Bradford v Sunderland match report

Arsenal 2-0 Middlesbrough

Lawro's prediction: 2-0

Mickey's prediction: 4-1

Nigel's prediction: 2-1

Arsenal v Middlesbrough match report

MONDAY

Preston 1-3 Manchester United

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

Mickey's prediction: 1-3

Nigel's prediction: 1-1 (United to win the replay).

Preston North End v Manchester United match report

Lawro v Guests
P25W11D3L11
SCOREGUEST LEADERBOARD
12Mark Ronson
11Steph Houghton
10Liam Fray, Rachel Riley
9Kelly Smith
8Death in Paradise, Roddy Doyle, Tim Henman, Olly Murs, Henning Wehn, Benedict Wong
7Miles Jacobson, Ossie Ardiles, Seann Walsh
6.84Lawro (average after 24 weeks)
6Football Manager, Mark Wright & Karen Hauer, Steve Wilson
5Joe Cole, Sarah Harding & Leon Fagbemi, Van McCann, Adil Ray
4Kell Brook, Guy Mowbray
2John Cooper Clarke, Neil 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.Chelsea252230690
2.Man City252140670
3.Man Utd251744550
4.Arsenal25158253+1
5.Liverpool251410152+2
6.Everton25108738+6
7.Southampton25107837-3
8.Sunderland2588932+7
9.Tottenham25710831-3
10.Hull251001530+6
11.West Ham25771128-3
12.Crystal Palace25841328+1
13.Stoke25761227-3
14.Newcastle25691027-3
15.Aston Villa25641522+3
16.West Brom25561421+3
17.QPR256316210
18.Burnley25551520+1
19.Swansea25541619-10
20.Leicester255317180

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