FA Cup: Michael Owen releases predictions
Previous Liverpool player Michael Owen working as a tv pundit prior to the FA Premier League match between Liverpool and Everton, (Picture by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda).
Michael Owen, a previous Premier League star, has actually forecasted some of the FA Cup third round fixtures as Chelsea host Morecambe on Sunday afternoon at Stamford Bridge, while Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur will tackle Marine.
Manchester United will face Watford at Old Trafford on Saturday night, and Arsenal will host Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium.
Providing his predictions, Owen informed BetVictor: “Chelsea kick off their FA Cup project as one of the favourites for the prize. It’s reasonable to state the Blues require a result after a challenging joyful period. I would anticipate Frank Lampard to make a few modifications here so he can rest a few of his bigger names.
” For Morecambe, it’s a fantastic opportunity to go and dip into Stamford Bridge. Let’s hope they give their fans an efficiency to be happy of. However, at the end of the 90 minutes, I’m positive the Premier League side will go through in comfortable style. Chelsea 6, Morecambe 0.”.
On the Manchester United vs Watford video game, Owen said, “Regardless of playing well in spots, Manchester United were removed from the EFL Cup on Wednesday night against rivals City.
” They are producing plenty of chances, and I can see Edison Cavani playing a big part once he gets back from suspension.
” The striker will miss this one, although I still think United have enough about them to safely go through. Manchester United 3, Watford 1.”.
Discussing the Arsenal vs Newcastle United game, Owen stated, “It’s an all Premier League tie as Arsenal welcome Newcastle to the Emirates. The Gunners have actually definitely turned the corner in recent weeks. They handle a Newcastle side that in spite of getting a draw against Liverpool, have struggled versus the tops this season.
” I believe Mikel Arteta will continue to choose the youngsters that have actually been excellent in recent weeks, and if he does, I believe Arsenal will go through. Arsenal 2, Newcastle United 1.”.
Speaking on the Marine vs Tottenham game, Owen stated, “What a match this is for Marine! This is what the FA Cup is everything about. Tottenham secured their location in the EFL Cup final on Tuesday night, and although we should see a much changed line up from the visitors, this must be extremely comfortable. Marine 0, Tottenham 5.”.
The kick-off time for Male United vs Watford is 9 pm, Chelsea vs Morecambe is 2:30 pm, while Marine vs Tottenham is 6 pm and Arsenal vs Newcastle is 6:30 pm.