Premier League predictions: Lawro v singer-songwriter Amy Macdonald

Manchester City have won their past three home league games against Liverpool with an aggregate score of 11-1. Can they make it four wins in a row at Etihad Stadium on Sunday?

BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson said: “I know I never usually tip Liverpool to lose but I just feel like it is a massive game for both defences and this time it is the Reds who have the uncertainty at the back.

“Liverpool centre-half Joe Gomez has started each of the past three games with a different partner and manager Jurgen Klopp might change things around again at the back.”

Lawro is making predictions for all 380 Premier League matches this season, against a variety of guests.

This weekend, he is up against singer-songwriter Amy Macdonald, whose latest album, Human Demands, was released at the end of October.

Macdonald’s songs have had over 200 million Spotify streams and she has played world tours to 3.3 million people

Rangers fan Macdonald has one eye on the Scottish Premiership title race and the other on Scotland’s Euro 2020 play-off against Serbia next week – and is feeling pretty nervous about both.

“There is no such thing as ‘confident’ when it comes to supporting Scotland,” she told BBC Sport. “That is something you learn right at the very beginning.

“It is going to be a very tough night for us in Serbia but I think what [Scotland boss] Steve Clarke has instilled is a great team spirit which probably wasn’t there previously.

“Before, it felt a bit like people kind of turned up, did their work for Scotland and then went back to their real jobs with their clubs. Now, it does seem like the players are really, really there for each other and it seems we have got the togetherness that we had been lacking for years.

“That is a good sign and so is the way Clarke lines up his team. He makes us really hard to beat – but as well as being quite a sticky team, we also carry an attacking threat.

“While we struggled for goals in the past, now it seems like we have got a few players coming…


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