Former Manchester United and Actual Madrid striker, Michael Owen, has predicted Atletico Madrid to beat Chelsea in tonight’s Champions League last-16 first-leg fixture on the Nationwide Area in Bucharest, Romania.
Owen additionally predicted Bayern Munich to defeat Lazio on the Stadio Olimpico in Italy.
Offering his predictions, Owen informed BetVictor: “During the last decade, Atletico have missed out on each the home championship and Champions League on a number of events, and that is one other season the place alternative has offered itself at their door.
“That stated, they’re in the midst of a patchy run of type, having gained solely as soon as in 4 video games.
“Nonetheless undefeated, Chelsea supervisor Thomas Tuchel is prone to method this cautiously. The Blues’ have been strong on the again since his arrival, and I believe this can be one other match the place he can be determined to offer nothing away.
“With that in thoughts, I don’t see many objectives on the horizon. Nonetheless, I believe Atletico may have sufficient to nick it on their very own patch. Atletico Madrid 1, Chelsea 0.”
Talking on the Lazio vs Bayern Munich sport, Owen stated: “This has the look of an incredible knockout tie and while I believe Lazio may cause Bayern issues, I anticipate the guests to simply have sufficient to take the lead again to the Allianz Area. It’s 2-0 Bayern for me. Lazio 0, Bayern 2.”
The kick-off time for all of the video games is 9 pm, Nigerian time.