Vital Football

Latest Liverpool FC News

Liverpool: Lawro Predicts QPR Result

Liverpool: Lawro Predicts QPR Result

What scoreline has former Reds defender Mark Lawrenson plumped for in the latest edition of his prediction feature?...

Ex-Liverpool centre-back turned media pundit Mark Lawrenson has expressed his feelings ahead of his old side's trip to Loftus Road on Sunday.

Writing in his regular 'Lawro Predicts' column for the BBC, the 55-year-old expects Harry Redknapp's improving side to edge the contest and confine Liverpool to another defeat.

Here's what he had to say in full...

"It is only a couple of weeks ago that Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers was talking about finishing second but they have won less than a third of their games and 10th place is about right for them at the moment.

"It was evident in the Reds' defeat by Stoke that, although Luis Suarez is a real handful and such a good player, they haven't really got anyone up there to help him.

"It is the lack of support for Suarez that might cost Liverpool, because too many of their attacking players are peripheral. I don't think Rodgers has got enough players who can change games.

"I know they have got a deal set up to take Daniel Sturridge from Chelsea but I am not sure where they are going to play him and it is important he is used in the right way.

"QPR also lost on Boxing Day, although I think they were a bit unfortunate to be beaten by West Brom.

"Rangers claimed a dramatic win over Liverpool towards the end of last season, when they came back from 2-0 late on and I just have a feeling they might pull off something similar on Sunday.

"They must be in a position where they think they might as well go for it, because they are losing games anyway, and I think Liverpool might be suffering from a bit of a hangover after their Boxing Day setback against Stoke."

Lawro's prediction: 2-1

About this former LFC player
Mark Lawrenson joined Liverpool from Brighton & Hove Albion for a then club record £900k in the summer of 1981. The Republic of Ireland international centre-back soon struck up a formidable partnership with Alan Hansen after injury to club stalwart Phil Thompson. After 332 appearances, Lawrenson left the club in 1989 and after a season playing in the American Soccer League went on to manage Oxford United and Peterborough United. During his time at Anfield 'Lawro' won 5 league titles, 3 League Cups, a European Cup and an FA Cup.


Click here to read Vital Liverpool's prediction

Click here to read the team news

Follow me on Twitter @superbag

Not a Vital Liverpool member? It's a 100% free to join and get involved. Plus it only takes a few moments to sign up. Click here to become a member now!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Gavin Kelley-Day
Date:Friday December 28 2012
Time: 11:50AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Tyson Fury Will Be Back!

Login to post a comment

Recent Liverpool Articles

Top 20 Club Wage Bills

As we come to the end of the annual summer financial focus with one season ending and another now well underway, here are the top 20 wage bills across European sides.

Liverpool: Stats Preview 16/17 - Swansea City (Away)

A selection of the best facts, figures and statistics ahead of Swansea City's Premier League hosting of Liverpool

Liverpool: Injury Update 16/17 - Swansea City (Away)

Which players are struggling to be fit for Swansea City vs. Liverpool?

Liverpool: Ref Watch 16/17 - Swansea City (Away)

The lowdown on the man in the middle for Saturday's lunchtime trip to Swansea City

Archived Vital Liverpool Articles

Vital Liverpool articles from

Site Journalists

Gavin Kelley-Day
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who Will Win vs. Swansea City? (Away)
Suggested By: Editor
Swansea City20%
Draw0%
Liverpool80%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 6 6 0 0 18 13
2 Spurs 6 4 2 0 14 7
3 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 13 8
4 Liverpool 6 4 1 1 13 7
5 Everton 6 4 1 1 13 6
6 Man Utd 6 4 0 2 12 5
7 Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 10 3
8 Chelsea 6 3 1 2 10 1
9 Southampton 6 2 2 2 8 1
10 WBA 6 2 2 2 8 1
11 Watford 6 2 1 3 7 -1
12 Leicester City 6 2 1 3 7 -3
13 Burnley 6 2 1 3 7 -3
14 Hull City 6 2 1 3 7 -5
15 AFC Bournemouth 6 2 1 3 7 -5
16 Middlesbrough 6 1 2 3 5 -3
17 Swansea 6 1 1 4 4 -5
18 West Ham 6 1 0 5 3 -9
19 Stoke 6 0 2 4 2 -11
20 Sunderland 6 0 1 5 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Liverpool Results (view all)

Liverpool Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 12:30PM : Swansea City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 17 2016 8:00PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 22 2016 5:30PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 25 2016 7:45PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Capital One Cup
Oct 29 2016 5:30PM : Crystal Palace (a)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 6 2016 2:15PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.BigRed837
2.Jonathan Stephens1