Former Liverpool striker, Michael Owen, has predicted Chelsea to beat Wolves in immediately’s Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge.
Owen additionally predicted Manchester United to defeat Sheffield United at Previous Trafford.
In line with him, Everton and Leicester Metropolis will play a draw at Goodison Park.
Writing in his column for BetVictor, Owen mentioned, “Sadly, Frank Lampard’s time at Chelsea got here to an finish on Monday morning. Soccer is usually a merciless enterprise and the Chelsea gamers must adapt rapidly as Wolves journey to the Bridge.
“The guests may cause most facet issues; nonetheless, they’ve not been the identical since talisman Raul Jimenez was side-lined together with his horrible head harm.
“That mentioned, I nonetheless suppose Wolves have sufficient to get on the scoresheet, however I feel we may see a response from the Chelsea gamers and if we do, I reckon they’ll have sufficient to win. Chelsea 2, Wolves 1.”
On the Manchester United vs Sheffield United recreation, Owen mentioned, “Desk-toppers Manchester United welcome the leagues backside facet Sheffield United to Previous Trafford after each side negotiated their method by way of to the subsequent spherical of the FA Cup on the weekend.
“United are enjoying some incredible soccer in the intervening time. Everyone knows how good they’re away from dwelling, nonetheless, Sunday’s win in opposition to Liverpool was pretty much as good as I’ve seen them this season.
“The introduction of Edison Cavani has been key. His cleverness to win free-kicks in across the penalty space alongside together with his positional sense is one thing that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet are vastly benefitting from.
“As for Sheffield United, their latest upturn in outcomes is nice information for Blades followers. Nonetheless, I do fear that they could have left it a bit late.
“I feel this will likely be a great watch and really feel the house facet have greater than sufficient high quality to safe one other important win. Manchester United 2, Sheffield United 0.”
Commenting on the Everton vs Leicester Metropolis match, Owen mentioned, “We’re virtually in February. Nonetheless, I’m not shocked to see Leicester Metropolis battling it out on the high of the league. The Foxes latest efficiency in opposition to Chelsea epitomised their fashion of play and ruthlessness in entrance of aim.
“Everton haven’t had a nasty season themselves. Europe is nicely inside their grasp, and with 5 wins of their final six Premier League matches, they’ll come into this stuffed with confidence.
“I feel this might be tight. It have to be famous that Jamie Vardy will likely be lacking, and with him, so key to Leicester’s counter-attacking fashion, I feel this might finish all sq.. Everton 1, Leicester Metropolis 1.”
The kick-off time for Chelsea vs Wolves is 7 pm, whereas that of Man United vs Sheffield United and Everton vs Leicester Metropolis is 9:15 pm.