Sheffield United: Mark Lawrenson gives verdict on Blades' chances against Wolves this weekend

Football pundit Mark Lawrenson has made his weekly predictions for the Premier League, ahead of Sheffield United's eagerly anticipated clash against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Friday, 29th November 2019, 1:05 pm
Updated Friday, 29th November 2019, 1:07 pm

Writing in his weekly 'Premier League Predictions' column on BBC Sport, Lawro suggested that Wolves would emerge as 2-0 winners, and justified his selection briefly, by stating: "Sheffield United have been a breath of fresh air this season and they are great to watch.

"Wolves, however, have surprised me. I thought they would struggle with having the Premier League and Europa League but they are doing really well."

Last week, the former Liverpool man backed Manchester United to win 2-0 a Bramall Lane, and also backed Spurs to beat them 2-0 in their clash before the international break.

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Meanwhile, Lawro's prediction opponent for this week, rugby star and Manchester United fan Sonny Bill Williams, backed Wolves to dish out a 4-2 thrashing, as well as a 5-0 win for his beloved Red Devils over Aston Villa.

The Blades have continued to defy their doubters through the 2019/20 campaign so far, and will be looking for another spirited performance this weekend. United don’t face another ‘big six’ side until after Christmas, and will be hopeful of emerging from a favourable run of fixtures with a healthy haul of points.