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Premier Showdown - Dec 6-8

December 8, 2008

Back-to-back victories for the Rest of the World mean they are now within touching distance of Dale Johnson at the top of the table. It's all to play for in the battle for the Christmas number one!

Representing the ROTW this weekend is Willian Petit.

He tells Showdown: "I'm a 40-year-old Soca Warrior supporter working in the Cayaman Islands (George Town) as an Internal Auditor.

"I'm a die hard Barcelona and Boca Juniors fan, but in the Premier League I follow the Red Devils and the Gunners but with a keen interest on Sunderland of course."

Now that's what we call hedging your bets. Bring it on!

Soccernet's Premier League Editor, Dale Johnson, and ESPNsoccernet Press Pass pundit Tommy Smyth take up the test.

They, along with the challenger, cast their eyes over weekend's top flight fixtures in England and predict how they think each game will turn out.

Points are then awarded as follows:
• Three points for a correct result and scoreline
• One point for a correct result

After the weekend's scores are in and the result has been worked out, the winning pundit receives three points for their season's total. Should the challenger win, the total is added to the 'Rest of the World's' tally. In the case of a draw, the points are shared between those level on points.

Dale's prediction
Tommy says
Willian's pick
Result
Fulham v Man City
1 - 1
1 - 3
1 - 1
1 - 1
Hull v Middlesbrough
2 - 0
1 - 1
1 - 1
2 - 1
Arsenal v Wigan
2 - 1
2 - 0
2 - 1
1 - 0
Blackburn v Liverpool
0 - 2
1 - 2
0 - 0
1 - 3
Bolton v Chelsea
0 - 1
1 - 2
1 - 3
0 - 2
Newcastle v Stoke
0 - 0
2 - 0
2 - 2
2 - 2
Man Utd v Sunderland
5 - 0
3 - 0
3 - 1
1 - 0
West Brom v Portsmouth
2 - 1
1 - 1
1 - 2
1 - 1
Everton v Aston Villa
1 - 1
1 - 2
1 - 1
2 - 3
West Ham v Tottenham
1 - 2
2 - 2
1 - 1
0 - 2
POINTS TOTAL >>>
10
8
9

A win for Spurs seals victory for Dale. Back on form!

Table After Round 16
Dale: 22.5
Rest of the World: 18
Tommy: 7.5

Best week's total of season: 14, Dale Johnson

So do you think you can beat the best of the best? Now is your chance to find out!

Send us your picks for the weekend's fixtures, along with your name and a few details about yourself. We'll select one person each week to take on our experts for the right to be crowned the weekly winner!

Then log on to Soccernet on Monday morning to find out who's taken the points.

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