West Brom manager Alan Pardew is still awaiting his first victory after five games in charge: can he finally celebrate a victory when his opposite side faces Everton on Boxing Day?
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson says: "You can see that Pardew is trying to change the way the Baggies play and be a little more offensive."
" They lost 3-1 at Stoke on Saturday, but honestly, when the score was 2-1, they had plenty of opportunities to equalize and I think their luck against the goal will change soon."
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Lawro obtained 80 points in week 19 which means that he climbed to 3,072th place of more than 335,000 users.
Will make a prediction for the 380 high-flying games this season, against a variety of guests.
This week, Lawro assumes Justin Hawkins, singer with the rock band The Darkness.
Hawkins supports Manchester United and Norwich City "for dreams of glory and adolescence and geographical reasons" and used to play a lot of football.
He told the BBC Sport: "I spent many happy years as a forward for New House FC in the Sunday League of Lowestoft, they were great men, and I miss them terribly."
"I stopped when I moved in with my wife and daughter in Switzerland, but I feel I could have made a John Wark and gradually fell to the midfield, defense, goalkeeper and finally assistant manager.
"I used to spend Sunday mornings chasing loose balls, feeding on the remains and rebounds of my attack partner James Hurren. I ran a lot, often in vain. But I will never forget the feeling of marking a header on my Beccles debut somewhere.
"I just nodded in a beautiful cross of Craig & Cheese and Aldred that landed right in my face and made it impossible to not see her." The boys said they had never seen anyone So happy, in spite of the treacherous tone conditions, it was worth getting trench foot.
"As you can see, I like these memories"
|Premier League predictions – week 20|
|Tottenham v Southampton||xx||2-0||2-1|
|Bournemouth v West Ham||xx||1-1||0-1|
|Chelsea v Brighton||xx||2-0||4-0|
|Huddersfield v Stoke||xx||1 -1||1-1|
|Man Utd v Burnley||xx||2-0||3 -1|
|Watford v Leicester||xx||1-2||1-2|
|West Brom v Everton||xx||1-0||0-0|
|Liverpool v Swansea||x||3-0||5-0|
|Newcastle v Man City||xx||0-2||0-2|
|Crystal Palace v Arsenal||xx||1-1||0-2|
A correct result (choose a victory, a draw or a loss) is worth 10 points . The exact score wins 40 points.
All kicks 15:00 GMT unless otherwise indicated.
Tottenham v Southampton (12:30 GMT)
The vultures revolve around Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino, whose side has won only one of his last 10 Premier League games.
It is a difficult question for Saints to return to the winning forms in this game, although going to Wembley could help them – it definitely concentrates the mind because it is a special and different place to go to another terrain.
There have not been many teams this season and they have not had any kind of performance, apart from Liverpool and Stoke.
I still believe that Tottenham will win. His victory and performance against Burnley on Saturday raised the sadness that had just begun to fall in his season.
In many ways, the biggest story for Southampton on the day of boxing could be where will Virgil van Dijk be?
The Dutch defender He was left on the bench against Chelsea midweek and was not even part of the team for Saturday's draw with Huddersfield.
If the decision is tactical, which is how Pellegrino explained it, that's fine. But I do not understand why leaving him out of the team is tactical?
Everyone knows that there is history here, with Van Dijk who wants to leave last summer.
If the speculations about his future are affecting him again, then Pellegrino could be better off and saying that, because the questions will continue to happen as long as he stays outside, especially if they lose against the Spurs.
Lawro's prediction: 2-0
Justin's prediction: 2-1
Bournemouth v West Ham
Bournemouth has won seven league games without a win and I find it incredible that their boss Eddie Howe has such an easy journey when his team is fighting .
Any other leader of the Premier League would suffer changes if his team was now in the relegation zone, including promoted clubs.
I'm not saying that I think Howe should get criticism, just that I'm surprised he is not, based on what we see happening with almost any other high-flying club.
He has done a great job there, winning promotion, keeping him in 2015-16 and then finishing ninth last season, but even he and his players say they are in a relegation battle now.
West Ham are just one place above them, after their home loss to Newcastle on Saturday in what was a very strange game.
I think it will only be a blip after the Hammers' recent streak, but it's a little worrisome when the teams that have come down at the bottom lose games that you expect them to win because it can be a case of & # 39; here we go again & # 39;
However, it probably helps a bit that they are playing Bournemouth. Neither side has a great defense, so I'm going to tie.
Lawro's prediction: 1-1
Justin's prediction: 0 -1
Chelsea v Brighton
Brighton had won seven games without winning until beat Watford on Saturday.
Chris Hughton's seems to have the ability to get a result like that; When you are in a bad patch and you watch a game and think that you need to win this one, you tend to win it, which is good news.
The gulls will go to Stamford Bridge and sit down to try to complicate matters for Chelsea, but this time I do not see it work.
Chelsea could not find a way beyond Everton on Saturday, and had to settle for a point. I will back them to create more opportunities against Brighton and, with the suspension of Alvaro Morata, they will also have an advantage.
Lawro's prediction: 2-0
Justin's prediction: Easy. 4-0
Huddersfield v Stoke
Huddersfield has won seven points from their last four games, which is a big win for them.
Like Brighton, Stoke got a much needed victory on Saturday and I like the way that Potters president, Peter Coates, dealt with speculation about the future of Mark Hughes as they fought .
In addition to downplay They talk about Hughes being fired when he spoke to the media, Coates met Hughes for lunch and told him he had his support. That's what he wants as a manager, and that meant Hughes could continue to do his job.
One point would be a decent result for Stoke, and for Huddersfield too, because it would keep them running.
I still have not tipped the Terriers to win a game this season, and I'm not going to do it for their sake, but I think they'll get something from this game.
Lawro & # 39; s prediction: 1-1
Justin's Prediction: 1-1
Man Utd v Burnley
I felt that Burnley's defeat by Tottenham was coming, because they had been in such a big race.
The three goals the Clarets conceded on Saturday were as many as the other nine Premier League teams that have played in Turf Moor this season, which shows how good Sean's side has been Dyche
Burnley was left with a draw when they went to Old Trafford last season, even though United had 37 shots on target.
I think United will find a way to spend this time, although they will. It still hurts the way he lost points in Saturday's draw with Leicester.
It was a debacle at the end of that game by United, and very different from his manager Jose Mourinho, who did nothing due to the fact that Chris Smalling was fighting before Harry MaGuire will score the Fox EQ.
Lawro's prediction: 2-0
Justin's prediction: No I think this will be very inspiring to watch. 3-1
Watford v Leicester
Watford's poor career continued with his defeat in Brighton on Saturday, and now they have taken only one point from their last six games.
Leicester deserves a little credit for the way they continued to get a point against Manchester United, who should have been home and scolded against them.
I go with the Foxes to win this one. Jamie Vardy has started scoring again, and could make a difference here.
Lawro's prediction: 1-2
Justin's prediction: I love Watford, but I get the feeling that this will go against them. 1-2
West Brom v Everton
Sam Allardyce continues to do what we know he does, which makes his teams extremely difficult to beat.
I could see by his big smile on Saturday's final whistle that he delighted to stop Chelsea and that draw means he has picked up 11 points from his first five league games as manager of the Everton
However, that race will not last forever, especially because Everton has not been carrying a major attack threat. The ball has also run for them.
Alan Pardew has not had the same impact since he took over the Baggies, but this time I'm backing his side to alter the apple cart.
Lawro's prediction: 1-0
Justin's prediction: 0-0
Liverpool v Swansea (17:30 GMT)
Swansea interim manager Leon Britton must still be in charge of this game, unless someone else has a unexpected gift on Christmas Day.
The Swans will rise by the way they fought until pick up a point against Crystal Palace on Saturday, but I I'm not sure I'll help them a lot in Anfield.
I do not know how Liverpool will look back on their 3-3 draw against Arsenal on Friday. They might think they did well to come out with a point, which is a bit ridiculous when you consider that they had a score of 2-0.
This game should be very different, and it's about if Liverpool can break. Swansea came down: the Reds' defense will not be tested in the same way as at the Emirates Stadium.
I think Liverpool will have some goals, but my only reservation would be if manager Jurgen Klopp looks forward to his next game, against Leicester. December 30th.
If you try to rest the players against Swansea so they can face the Foxes, then they are looking for trouble.
Klopp needs to start with his strongest team on Boxing Day, that way, he can try to get the game won as soon as possible and then start removing players if necessary.
Lawro's prediction: 3-0
Justin's prediction: Liverpool will not show seasonal mercy. 5-0
Newcastle v Man City (19:45 GMT)
Newcastle played against West Ham who was very different from his manager Rafa Benítez, and He threw caution to the wind.
I'm not sure if he only did it for the players he had available, but it worked.
The Magpies got a very good result by finishing their nine-game career without a win and, with the Manchester City leaders next door, they really needed that victory.
I think Benitez will return to his usual approach to this game.
It's very good to deny opposition in matches like this, but even so, I do not see Newcastle stopping City's winning run.
Lawro's prediction: 0-2
Justin's prediction: 0 -2
Crystal Palace v Arsenal (20:00 GMT)
Crystal Palace scored another positive result with its point in Swansea on Saturday and it is clear , Roy Hodgson's methods are working.
Like Sam Allardyce, Hodgson is very good at getting his teams to deny opposition space and make them very difficult to beat.
The Eagles 3-0 in this match at the end of last season, when Allardyce was in charge.
Palace fans will make a lot of noise again because they always put themselves behind their team: the atmosphere in Selhurst Park is one of the best in the top category.
Arsenal also remains extremely inconsistent, but a repeat of that March result is asking Palace a lot despite its recent form, and I will go for a draw.
Lawro's prediction: 1-1
[1 9459006] Justin's Prediction: 0-2
Lawro was talking to Chris Bevan of BBC Sport
How did Lawro do it the last time?
In the last round of Premier League games, Lawro obtained five correct results, including a perfect score, from 10 matches, for a total of 80 points.
Defeated the singer and songwriter Craig David who obtained four correct results, without perfect scores, which gives him a total of 40 points.
|Total scores after week 19|
* Foster and Cram both provided predictions in week one, but only Foster's score contributes to the total number of guests.
** Anderson and Moeen provided predictions in week nine, but only Anderson's score contributes to total guests.
*** Witter and Johnson gave predictions in week 17, but only Johnson's score contributes to the total number of guests.
Lawro's best score: 150 points (week eight v Wretch 32)
Lawro's worst score: 40 points (fourth week v Umenyiora and Bell, and week five v Non Stanford )
Premier League Boxing Day predictions: Lawro v The Darkness singer Justin Hawkins
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