Michael Owen’s Premier League predictions: Arsenal v Man Utd, Chelsea & Liverpool

October 18, 2020

first_img Michael Owen’s New Year predictions Arsenal vs Man Utd: Arsenal winBrighton vs Chelsea: Chelsea winBurnley vs Aston Villa: Burnley winNewcastle vs Leicester: DrawSouthampton vs Tottenham: Spurs winWatford vs Wolves: Wolves winMan City vs Everton: Man City winNorwich vs Palace: Palace winWest Ham vs Bournemouth: West Ham winLiverpool vs Sheffield United: Liverpool win Arteta will be hoping to pick up a first win as Arsenal manager (Picture: Getty)‘Seagulls striker Neal Maupay has been a revelation so far this term, but I expect Chelsea to again win on the road.’And unsurprisingly, he’s tipping league leaders Liverpool to record their 19th win of the season.‘Liverpool are unbeaten in 50 games in all competitions at Anfield and won their last 17 home league games.More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors‘Yes, they have ridden their luck at times, but you must admire their consistency and resilience as well as their undoubted class and I would be surprised if they didn’t start 2020 as they finished 2019 with a home win.‘Sheffield United lost their unbeaten away league record at the Etihad on Sunday and they will feel they didn’t have the rub of the green against City, but I would be surprised if they were able to stop this Red juggernaut as they march on at the top of the table.’Will Mikel Arteta win his first match as Arsenal manager vs Man Utd?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Liverpool eyeing summer move for £64m Sevilla centre-back Diego CarlosMORE: Arsenal set to recall Eddie Nketiah from Leeds United loan spell Advertisement Owen is backing Arteta to pick up a first win (Picture: Getty)Michael Owen believes Mikel Arteta will earn a first win as Arsenal manager when they welcome Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United to the Emirates.The two Premier League giants will clash on New Year’s Day, with all 20 sides in action in the first two days of the new decade.And Owen thinks Arteta, who is yet to deliver three points in his spell in charge of the Gunners, will start 2020 in style by inflicting defeat on their age old rivals. Comment Advertisement Michael Owen’s Premier League predictions: Arsenal v Man Utd, Chelsea & Liverpool Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 31 Dec 2019 9:17 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.2kShares ‘Arsenal have yet to win under their new manager, although I think that will change when Manchester United are the visitors to the Emirates on New Year’s Day,’ Owen told Bet Victor.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘The Gunners bossed the first 45 minutes against Chelsea on Sunday and, although they faded in the second half, I expect them to build on their improved display against a United side who picked up three points and a rare clean sheet – their first on their travels in the league since February – at Turf Moor on Saturday.‘This is a fixture that rarely disappoints, and I think the hosts will keep the points.’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityOwen also expects Chelsea to pick up a win on the road against Brighton.‘Frank Lampard will have been disappointed by his side’s first-half display at the Emirates on Sunday but, ultimately, will have been delighted with back-to-back away wins from London derbies at Spurs and Arsenal over the Festive period,’ he added.‘The Blues have lost seven league games already this season, but I expect them to just do enough to beat a Brighton side who have won four of their last seven home league games.last_img

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