500 FREE SPS TOKENS JUST FOR ENTERING! First Goalscorer + Correct Score Comp. No 224 : Championship Stoke v Watford : 22 Jan 2021 - 6000 + 5500 SPS Token

in Sports Talk Sociallast month (edited)

What a turn-up for the books! What has happened to the unbeatable Liverpool? Losing at home to Burnley was considered unthinkable not too long ago but last nights performance from what I've seen was tired and lacklustre.

No one can win forever but you'd have expected defeat to have come in a hard-fought derby game. I really don't get Klopp. Liverpool are struggling for goals but Mane is left on the bench! Now they have a real fight on their hands but the worst part? Look who's at the top. Seriously, anyone but them! I wonder where they could make up 6 points from. What do you think?

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Anyway, let's not dwell too much on last night and the fact no one won either of the jackpots and especially on the fact 'they' are top of the league and let's see if our team can get back to winning ways as we pay a visit to the Championship...

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@nathen007's Prediction

I won't mention my prediction yesterday. It was as bad as all yours but I will try harder today in my first look at the Championship for quite a while.

Stoke are having a much better season than last when they were lucky not to be relegated but in 8th position and 5 points off the play-off places, they have a lot of work to do. Watford are in third and on fire at the moment, with that old warhorse and Hivian, Troy Deeney defying his advancing years. They do seem to be struggling in front of goal a little and Stoke who have had 4 draws in the last 5 games could sneak in and nick this one despite them being away from home.

Prediction: Watford 1 Stoke 2 - First goalscorer: Powell for Stoke

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And the winners were...

Burnley! lol....and all you guys with your appearance bonuses. Jackpots will grow by 500 tokens each and a nice saving day for me lol.
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Well done to everyone and thanks as always for playing along. If my old brain has missed anyone or cocked up, please let me know in comments!
Stay safe and sane out there.

Marching on Together

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Look who's at the top. Seriously, anyone but them!

Damn good viewing I say, though I don't believe they are the best team in that list..

Grinding out results is sometimes what it takes . It's funny how they've lost their 'glamour' a bit, especially when compared to City and Liverpool but they're up there on merit.
I know what I meant to ask you, have you done any abandoned railway tunnels? Disused railways and especially tunnels seems to be the 'in' thing at the moment!

have you done any abandoned railway tunnels? Disused railways and especially tunnels seems to be the 'in' thing at the moment!

No 'cause they are always full of mud, slime and water. Not my thing.. and besides.. they are not pretty and photogenic.

1-1
Powell to score first.

0-1 for Watford
Andre Gray to score first.

1-0 Pedro

Liverpool is really under the ice huh?

Well let's try again. I actually like Stoke so hope they will do a classic 0-1 steal and Powell will score! :D

First scorer Brown
Stock City 1 - 2 Watford

I missed the last 2 games here 🤕🤕
@leedsunited thank you for the reward on my last prediction.

Am going for Watford to win 0:2
Gray scores first

You're here now, that's all that matters and you're most welcome mate:-)

0-1 for Watford

1-2 and Pedro first for watford

0-0

Stoke 1 v 1 Watford
Powell

2-0
Pedro

Correct score 0-0

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