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Lawro Predicts - Everton v Latics

Lawro Predicts - Everton v Latics



Mark Lawrenson has done a bit of festive forecasting for the BBC, of course we play Everton at Goodison Park on Boxing Day, let's take a look at how he sees the game going

Everton v Wigan

Everton, despite the bizarre refereeing, managed to win at West Ham, which is a tough place to go and get three points.

Those are the type of results they need if they want to try to get into the top four. They've done it in recent games where they were 1-0 down against Tottenham until very late and drew against Stoke when, by the admission of manager David Moyes, they didn't play that well.

They have been the better side in quite a few of the draws they have had. What the win over West Ham will do is give Everton great belief.

It's groundhog day for Wigan. They lost to Arsenal, are on a poor run of results and do this every year. We write them off and think they are definitely going down and wait to see if there is going to be a reaction, which there probably will be.

If they were having this run in April you would probably write them off but they usually have a good run at the end of the season. I think there are three worse teams in the Premier League than Wigan, although maybe not at the moment.

Prediction: 2-0


I am hopeful of a draw here, my prediction is 1-1


The PWU Christmas Special podcast is now available, the special edition features all the banter and merriment of a Latics quiz

Quiz master Dan tests the knowledge of the three participating teams - Mexico (Paul & Rob), Lowergrounders (Gareth & Greg) and the Gidlow Gigglers (Barry & Peter) - with some pretty demanding questions

Why not have a listen and see how you would have fared. The Christmas Special can be downloaded from itunes, or via our hosting site www.buzzsprout.com, or listen by clicking play on the embedded player below



You can also listen to the Everton preview on last weeks edition. Talk centres on Norwich, Arsenal (5:40) and Everton (19:40).

There is whisky flowing and mince pies being scoffed

You can download the podcast from itunes, or via our hosting site www.buzzsprout.com, or listen by clicking play on the embedded player below

Feedback as always welcome or if you want to get involved in future episodes please email wigan@vitalfootball.co.uk






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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Tuesday December 25 2012
Time: 11:15PM

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