Former Premier League and La Liga striker, Michael Owen, has predicted among the English Premier League Match-day 19 fixtures.
Liverpool will host Manchester United on Sunday night at Anfield, whereas Chelsea will deal with Fulham on Saturday night.
Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal will face Newcastle United on the Emirates Stadium.
Sheffield United will host Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday afternoon.
Offering his predictions, Owen instructed BetVictor: “Properly, that is definitely a Tremendous Sunday! Manchester United journey to Anfield one place above their previous rivals within the high spot. It’s been some turnaround for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s males and a win right here would definitely cement their place within the title race.
“Liverpool’s mighty house report stands at 67 video games unbeaten within the Premier League and Jurgen Klopp can be attempting to deal with this one as simply one other sport of their quest for again to again Premier League titles.
“Nevertheless, everybody concerned on the membership, particularly the followers, can be hoping upon hope that when the time comes for that report run to an finish, it received’t be by the hands of United.
“Personally, I don’t see that run ending right here though I do assume it is going to be tight.
“Each groups like to play counter-attacking soccer, so I believe this one may very well be a case of cat and mouse. I believe each side are probably to surrender some territory to allow them to execute their counters assaults and if this materialises, I reckon we may very well be in for a stalemate at Anfield. Liverpool 0, Man United 0.”
Commenting on the Fulham vs Chelsea sport, Owen mentioned, “Extremely, Fulham have drawn their final 5 Premier League matches. Their late equaliser in opposition to Tottenham confirmed there’s no query concerning the combat of their aspect which is crucial while you’re down on the backside.
“Chelsea was pulled aside of their final league match at house to Manchester Metropolis. It was a Christmas interval to neglect for Frank Lampard’s males, and so they’ll wish to get again to profitable methods of their first away match of 2021.
“Though Fulham has been taking part in properly, I simply assume Chelsea can have an excessive amount of going ahead, and with that in thoughts, I can see them nicking it by the odd aim. Fulham 1, Chelsea 2.”
On the Arsenal vs Newcastle United conflict, Owen mentioned, “These two had been neck and neck for 90 minutes in final week’s FA Cup third spherical match. They reoppose once more right here within the Premier League with each side dropping factors of their midweek matches.
“Stress is mounting on Steve Bruce. Their defeat away to Sheffield United didn’t go down properly with the Magpies trustworthy, and they are going to be demanding a response right here.
“Regardless of Arsenal drawing at house midweek, the vibes across the Emirates are nonetheless constructive. They’re definitely taking part in with extra confidence than they had been exhibiting just a few weeks in the past. I believe this one may very well be tight once more, however with spirits so low at Newcastle simply now, I can solely see one winner. Arsenal 2, Newcastle United 0.”
Talking on the Sheffield United vs Tottenham Hotspur match, Owen mentioned, “Spurs can’t appear to complete sides off simply now. It’s a nasty behavior to get into and one you wouldn’t count on from a Jose Mourinho aspect.
“Sheffield United followers can have shared a collective large sigh of aid after getting their long-awaited first win of the season in opposition to Newcastle. It will likely be attention-grabbing to see how they go from right here. The Blades had been wonderful final season, and if they will play anyplace close to that degree for the remainder of their marketing campaign, it might get very attention-grabbing down on the backside.
“That mentioned, Spurs actually needs to be profitable this. I believe taking part in away from house fits them higher, and if Sheffield United resolve to have a go, I might see Messrs Son and Kane pouncing on the counter. Sheffield 1, Tottenham 2.”
Liverpool vs Man United is 5: 30 pm, Arsenal vs Newcastle is 9 pm, whereas that of Fulham vs Chelsea is 6:30 pm and Sheffield vs Tottenham is 3 pm.