Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher, in the latest segment of the Overlap, presented their predictions for the 2022/23 Premier League season – some of which raised more than a fair few eyebrows from those present and those tuning in.
The 2022/23 Premier League season is right around the corner; Arsenal visit Crystal Palace on the opening day of the season before Saturday and Sunday sees the remaining eighteen sides in action for the first time this campaign.
Sky Sports hosted their latest version of the Overlap fan debate on the eve of the new season, host Josh Denzel joined by pundits and former players Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville, along with select fans from all of the 20 Premier League sides. Denzel put the two experts to the sword by asking a series of quickfire questions, ranging from the top scorer to top four finishes to several rounds of “who will finish higher?”. Here’s what the pair predicted.
Q. Erling Haaland or Harry Kane – who will score more goals?
A. Carragher – Haaland; Neville – Kane
Q. Who will win more trophies – Manchester City or Liverpool?
A. Carragher – Manchester City; Neville – Manchester City
Q. Who will finish higher – Spurs or Arsenal?
A. Carragher – Spurs; Neville – Spurs
Q. Where will Manchester United finish this season – top four or top six?
A. Carragher – Top six; Neville – Top four
Q. Who will finish higher – Gerrard or Lampard?
A. Carragher – Gerrard; Neville – Lampard
Q. Raheem Sterling or Gabriel Jesus – who will score more goals?
A. Carragher – Jesus; Neville – Jesus
Q. Will Newcastle United qualify for Europe?
A. Carragher – No; Neville – No
Q. Who will finish higher – Crystal Palace or Brighton and Hove Albion?
A. Carragher – Brighton; Neville – Palace
Q. Which of the Midlands team will finish the highest?
A. Carragher – Leicester City; Neville – Wolverhampton Wanderers
Q. Who will stay up, if any? Bournemouth, Fulham, or Nottingham Forest?
A. Carragher – Nottingham Forest; Neville – Fulham
Carragher, Neville, and the fans will have all their answers towards the end of May 2023, when the league season comes to a close. However, those following the events closely are set to witness an unprecedented campaign, the 2022 FIFA World Cup bringing proceedings to a halt from mid-November until late December.