Predicting the unpredictable: the Premier League title run-in

April 23, 2010

Chelsea and Manchester United seem to want to make the Premier League title run-in as exciting as possible by dropping points in recent weeks. There’s just a point between them with three games left and you can’t get much tighter than that.

Sadly the same can’t be said for our predictions league where leader Paul Radford pretty much has the title wrapped up, but let’s see what this weekend brings.

United will not be counting their chickens at home to Champions-League chasing Spurs while Chelsea will be wary of Stoke’s long throws. Tiredness certainly comes into play at this time of the season and bizarre results abound, but at least the pair are no longer distracted by Europe.

What do you reckon? Are there more twists in the tale? Predict this weekend’s premier league fixtures and you five points for a correct score and one for a correct result. Pop your guesses in the comments and see how you do. Fixtures are below.

Reuters soccer blog panel scores: Paul Radford 332, Patrick Johnston 295, Mitch Phillips 283, Neil Maidment 265, Mark Meadows 248, Mike Collett 216, Simon Evans 212, Kevin Fylan 204, Julien Pretot 192, Martyn Herman 175, Asia Sports Desk 161,
Sonia Oxley 139

Playing on Saturday
Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur
Bolton Wanderers v Portsmouth
Hull City v Sunderland
West Ham United v Wigan Athletic
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers
Arsenal v Manchester City

Playing on Sunday
Aston Villa v Birmingham City
Burnley v Liverpool
Everton v Fulham
Chelsea v Stoke City

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