Former Actual Madrid participant, Michael Owen, has predicted tonight’s Europa League fixtures.
Manchester United will host AS Roma within the Europa League semi-final first-leg tie at Previous Trafford, whereas Arsenal will face Villarreal in Spain.
Offering his predictions, Owen informed BetVictor, “Manchester United come into this after enjoying out a cagey 0-0 draw away to Leeds on the weekend.
“Roma suffered a 3-2 defeat towards Cagliari, not the perfect preparation going right into a Europa League semi-final first leg.
“That stated, I feel the Italians would accept that sort of outcome right here. They are going to be all too conscious of how essential it’s to take a purpose or two again to Italy.
“For all I’ve been massively impressed by United on the street this season, they’ve made a marked enchancment on dwelling soil over the past month or so.
“It’s now ten dwelling matches unbeaten for the Purple Devils, and on an evening the place I feel targets shall be at a premium, I reckon will probably be Ole Gunnar Solkjaer’s facet that go into the second leg with a slight benefit. It’s 1-0 Manchester United for me.”
Commenting on the Villarreal vs Arsenal recreation, Owen stated, “Regardless of a slightly patchy home document, Villarreal have been glorious on this 12 months’s Europa League.
“It goes with out saying that the tie carries some additional spice with Unai Emery within the dwelling dugout. The Europa League veteran would love nothing greater than to make it to the ultimate on the expense of his former facet.
“For Arsenal, they’ve gained simply two of their final eight aggressive outings, nevertheless, the Gunners’ are unbeaten in seven on the street.
“I feel this may very well be one of many extra open semi-finals in Europe this week, however given the type of the house facet, I reckon it’ll be the Yellow Submarine who go into the second leg with the benefit. It’s 2-1 Villarreal for me.”
The kick-off time for all of the video games is 8 pm.