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Will Chelsea take it easy? Our Predictions League says no

March 12, 2010

Chelsea have a rather big home match against Inter Milan looming on Tuesday but a juicy London derby at Stamford Bridge against West Ham means the Premier League title contenders are unlikely to be stepping off the gas this Saturday.

Manchester United lead the table but Chelsea have a game in hand and ex-Hammers Frank Lampard and Joe Cole certainly won’t want to slip further behind at the weekend, especially with rampant United following the humbling of AC Milan with a home game against Europa League-weary Fulham.

So what do you reckon to this weekend’s games? Remember 5 points for a correct score and one for a right result.

There are double points on offer for anyone new to the competition in 2010, so check out the fixtures and see if you can outdo our panel (who apart from leader Paul and Kevin had shockers last week).

Leave your guesses/observations in the comments below.

Reuters Soccer blog panel scores: Paul Radford 256, Patrick Johnston 233, Mitch Phillips 225, Neil Maidment 209, Mark Meadows 192, Simon Evans 186, Kevin Fylan 181, Mike Collett 165, Julien Pretot 160, Asia Sports Desk 151, Martyn Herman 145, Miles Evans 108, Sonia Oxley 107.

Saturday:
Tottenham Hotspur v Blackburn Rovers: Paul Radford 3-0, Patrick Johnston, Mitch Phillips 3-0, Neil Maidment 2-0, Mark Meadows 3-1, Simon Evans, Kevin Fylan 2-0, Mike Collett 2-0, Julien Pretot 2-0, Asia Sports Desk, Martyn Herman, Miles Evans, Sonia Oxley

Birmingham City v Everton: Paul Radford 1-1, Patrick Johnston, Mitch Phillips 1-1, Neil Maidment 1-2, Mark Meadows 1-1, Simon Evans, Kevin Fylan 1-2, Mike Collett 1-1, Julien Pretot 1-1, Asia Sports Desk, Martyn Herman, Miles Evans, Sonia Oxley

Bolton Wanderers v Wigan Athletic: Paul Radford 3-1, Patrick Johnston, Mitch Phillips 2-0, Neil Maidment 1-0, Mark Meadows 2-0, Simon Evans, Kevin Fylan 3-2, Mike Collett 2-1, Julien Pretot 0-0, Asia Sports Desk, Martyn Herman, Miles Evans, Sonia Oxley

Burnley v Wolverhampton Wanderers: Paul Radford 2-0, Patrick Johnston, Mitch Phillips 1-0, Neil Maidment 1-1, Mark Meadows 1-1, Simon Evans, Kevin Fylan 2-1, Mike Collett 2-0, Julien Pretot 1-1, Asia Sports Desk, Martyn Herman, Miles Evans, Sonia Oxley

Chelsea v West Ham United: Paul Radford 2-0, Patrick Johnston, Mitch Phillips 2-1, Neil Maidment 3-0, Mark Meadows 2-0, Simon Evans, Kevin Fylan 5-0, Mike Collett 5-1, Julien Pretot 2-0, Asia Sports Desk, Martyn Herman, Miles Evans, Sonia Oxley

Stoke City v Aston Villa: Paul Radford 1-1, Patrick Johnston, Mitch Phillips 0-0, Neil Maidment 2-1, Mark Meadows 2-2, Simon Evans, Kevin Fylan 2-2, Mike Collett 1-1, Julien Pretot 1-0, Asia Sports Desk, Martyn Herman, Miles Evans, Sonia Oxley

Hull City v Arsenal: Paul Radford 1-2, Patrick Johnston, Mitch Phillips 1-1, Neil Maidment 0-4 (Bendtner scores all four), Mark Meadows 1-2, Simon Evans, Kevin Fylan 1-4, Mike Collett 0-3, Julien Pretot 1-2, Asia Sports Desk, Martyn Herman, Miles Evans, Sonia Oxley

Sunday: Manchester United v Fulham: Paul Radford 2-1, Patrick Johnston, Mitch Phillips 2-0, Neil Maidment 3-0, Mark Meadows 2-0, Simon Evans, Kevin Fylan 3-1, Mike Collett 3-0, Julien Pretot 3-1, Asia Sports Desk, Martyn Herman, Miles Evans, Sonia Oxley

Sunderland v Manchester City: Paul Radford 0-2, Patrick Johnston, Mitch Phillips 2-1, Neil Maidment 1-2, Mark Meadows 1-3, Simon Evans, Kevin Fylan 1-2, Mike Collett 1-2, Julien Pretot 1-2, Asia Sports Desk, Martyn Herman, Miles Evans, Sonia Oxley

Monday: Liverpool v Portsmouth: Paul Radford 3-0, Patrick Johnston, Mitch Phillips 4-0, Neil Maidment 2-0, Mark Meadows 2-0, Simon Evans, Kevin Fylan 2-1, Mike Collett 3-1, Julien Pretot 5-0, Asia Sports Desk, Martyn Herman, Miles Evans, Sonia Oxley

Tuesday: Wigan v Aston Villa: Paul Radford 0-2, Patrick Johnston, Mitch Phillips 1-0, Neil Maidment 1-2, Mark Meadows 0-1, Simon Evans, Kevin Fylan 3-1, Mike Collett 0-2, Julien Pretot 0-2, Asia Sports Desk, Martyn Herman, Miles Evans, Sonia Oxley

PHOTO: Frank Lampard of Chelsea and celebrates scoring against Stoke City during their English FA Cup soccer match at Stamford Bridge in London, March 7, 2010. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

Comments

Tottenham Hotspur v Blackburn Rovers 2-1
Birmingham City v Everton 1-3
Bolton Wanderers v Wigan Athletic 0-1
Burnley v Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0
Chelsea v West Ham United 3-1
Stoke City v Aston Villa 0-2
Hull City v Arsenal 0-2
Manchester United v Fulham 2-2
Sunderland v Manchester City 1-1
Liverpool v Portsmouth 3-0
Wigan v Aston Villa 1-2

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Spurs win 2-0
Everton win at Bhma, probably 3-2
Burnley 2 WW 2
Chelsea Wham 4-1
Stoke Villa 0-2
Hull Arsenal 1-4
United win 4-0
Liverpool lose 1-2
Wigan beat Villa 2-0

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