The 2020/21 Premier League campaign looks like it could be one of the most unpredictable in years, with a number of shock results seeing some unexpected sides surging up the table in the early stages of the season.
While the top tier action is paused for the international break, we've taken a look at how the Premier League table would look if all pundit Mark Lawrenson's weekly scoreline predictions so far had come true. This is how Newcastle United and all their divisional rivals fare in Lawro's alternative league table.
17. Crystal Palace - 17th
Points: 6. Difference from real table: -9 places. Photo: Naomi Baker
18. Sheffield United - 18th
Points: 4. Difference from real table: +2 places. Photo: BEN STANSALL
19. Fulham - 19th
Points: 3. Difference from real table: -2 places. Photo: Clive Rose
20. West Brom - 20th
Points: 0. Difference from real table: -2 places. Photo: CLIVE ROSE