Michael Owen, a former Liverpool striker, has predicted Manchester United to beat AC Milan when each groups conflict within the UEFA Europa League spherical of 16 first-leg fixture at Outdated Trafford on Thursday night.
Owen additionally predicted Arsenal to defeat Olympiakos on the Karaiskakis Stadium in Greece.
Based on him, Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur will beat Dinamo Zagreb in England.
Offering his predictions, Owen informed BetVictor: “Manchester United and AC Milan have shared fairly a number of memorable ties in years passed by. Usually this has been within the Champions League, however now they reacquaint within the Europa with either side at comparable phases of rebuilding after a number of years of transition.
“United will little question be completely satisfied to let Milan come at them. Nevertheless, the Italians are a intelligent aspect, so I don’t suppose United will get all of it their very own means.
“I can see this [match] being cagey. At house in Europe, United have performed nicely total this season, and I believe in the event that they’re affected person right here, they need to get their reward.
“So, it’s a slender win for the house aspect for me. Manchester United 1, AC Milan 0.”
Commenting on the Olympiakos vs Arsenal sport, Owen stated, “These two are not any stranger to one another. Olympiakos got here away with the win towards Arsenal final season, nevertheless, the Gunners are in nice kind this time round.
“Arsenal have scored at the very least three objectives in six of their final seven matches, and with that in thoughts, I believe they may have sufficient to take the lead again to the Emirates. Olympiakos 0, Arsenal 1.”
On the Tottenham Hotspur vs Dinamo Zagreb match, Owen stated, “Spurs look to have turned the nook. The objectives continued to movement on the weekend, with Gareth Bale now trying just like the participant everyone knows he will be.
“Zagreb will arrive right here in glorious kind. The Croatians have gained their final eight video games, so Spurs must be on their toes.
“That stated. I’ve seen sufficient of Jose Mourinho’s males in current weeks to consider that they’re now taking part in close to the extent they had been initially of the season, and in the event that they proceed in that vein, I believe they may win this one. Tottenham Hotspur 2, Dinamo Zagreb 0.”
The kick-off time for Olympiacos vs Arsenal and Tottenham vs Dinamo is 9 pm, whereas that of Man United vs Milan is 6:55 pm.