Former Actual Madrid and Manchester United striker, Michael Owen, has predicted Chelsea to play a draw with Atletico Madrid when each groups conflict within the Champions League spherical of 16 second-leg tie at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening.
Owen additionally predicted Bayern Munich to defeat Lazio on the Allianz Area.
Offering his predictions, Owen informed BetVictor: “Chelsea put in a classic European away efficiency in Madrid to return away with a 1-0 victory. Since Thomas Tuchel’s arrival, the Blues have been just about rock strong on the again, and one other robust defensive efficiency can be required right here.
“Tactically, I discover this one fascinating, as Madrid are more likely to be affected person figuring out that they may get caught out in the event that they throw warning to the wind too early. With that in thoughts, I can see each side cancelling one another out and Chelsea going by means of to the quarter-finals. Chelsea 1, Atletico Madrid 1.”
Commenting on the Bayern Munich vs Lazio recreation, Owen mentioned, “It doesn’t get any simpler at this stage of the UEFA Champions League than it did for Bayern final week in opposition to Lazio.
“The holders have been at their luxurious greatest, and in the event that they play something like they did that evening, they’ll little question win comfortably once more.
“That’s precisely what I see taking place, and I’m going with the Germans to win on the evening to guide themselves a spot within the draw for the following spherical. Bayern Munich 2, Lazio 0.”
The kick-off time for all of the matches is 9 pm.