Season's Greetings! Here are our predictions scorers and assists for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. This service will extended to probable line-ups in the New Year in support of those playing the intriguing Football Insider game on their Facebooks.
(After Sunderland line-ups announced)
Manchester United Blackburn Rovers (2-3)
Man Utd scorer: Hernandez* Berbatov* x 2 Assist: Luis Nani* Antonio Valencia*
Blackburn Rovers scorer: Yakubu x 2 Assist: Nzonzi
Arsenal Queens Park Rangers (1-0)
Arsenal scorer: Robin Van Persie* Assist: Alex Song
QPR scorer: Bothroyd Assist: Wright-Phillips
Bolton Wanderers Wolverhampton Wanderers (1-1)
Bolton scorer: Klasnic Assist: Petrov
Wolves scorer: Steven Fletcher Assist:
Last week we picked an amazing lucky thirteen correct scorers! We're working hard, studying the stats, to repeat that feat this week.
We'll update the predictions to incorporate line-up information prior to kick-off.
(After Saturday 15:00 line-ups announced)
Arsenal Everton (1-0)
Arsenal scorer: Robin Van Persie* Assist: Yao Gervinho
Everton scorer: Tim Cahill Assist: Leighton Baines
Bolton Wanderers Aston Villla (1-2)
Bolton scorer: Ivan Klasnic Assist: Kevin Davies
Aston Villa scorer: Bent Assist: Gabriel Agbonlahor
Liverpool QPR (1-0)
Liverpool scorer: Luis Suarez* Assist: Charlie Adam*
QPR scorer: Jay Bothroyd Assist: Wright-Phillips
Man Utd Wolverhampton Wanderers
We had some good success last weekend, although annoyingly a few of our predicted assisters actually scored. We'll start putting the scorer and assist stats for this season's matches below the predictions once they have some genuine predictive value.
As last weekend, we'll update the predictions to incorporate line-up information prior to kick-off, so keep a close watch, particularly if you can leave your selections to the last minute!
Sunderland / Newcastle (0-1)
Sunderland scorer: Asamoah Gyan Assist: Seb Larsson
Newcastle scorer: Shola Ameobi Assist: Joey Barton / Jonas Gutierrez
Arsenal / Liverpool (0-2)
Arsenal scorer: Robin Van Persie Assist: Andrey Arshavin
Liverpool scorer: Andrew Carroll Assist: Charlie Adam