Michael Owen, a former Manchester United striker, has predicted this night’s Champions League quarter-final first-leg conflict between Actual Madrid and Liverpool on the Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium.
Owen additionally predicted Manchester Town’s conflict with Borussia Dortmund on the Etihad Stadium.
Offering his predictions, Owen instructed BetVictor, “Manchester Town welcome Borussia Dortmund to the Etihad forward of a fit, which on paper has the possible to be a vintage.
“Despite the fact that a couple of years have handed, Pep Guardiola isn’t any stranger to the Germans after going head-to-head with them on more than one events while supervisor of opponents Bayern Munich.
“This time round, Guardiola’s Town aspect are at the cusp of greatness as they continue to be not off course in all competitions. It’s 26 wins of their ultimate 27 for the Voters, and with the guests arriving right here in deficient shape, they’ll be assured of notching a 1st leg victory.
“Dortmund misplaced on the weekend, making it one win in 5 fits. So, it makes it onerous to argue in opposition to anything else as opposed to a house win.
“With that during thoughts, if Town are at their best, I will be able to see them hanging the tie to mattress at the evening. Manchester Town 4, Borussia Dortmund 1.”
At the Actual Madrid vs Liverpool recreation, Owen mentioned, “Smartly, it’s truthful to mention those two have historical past. Each are particular to me, so it’s all the time great to look them move head-to-head. In this instance, the pair are in the course of detached seasons. On the other hand, Actual Madrid have apparently became the nook after going 11 fits undefeated, profitable 9.
“A handy guide a rough have a look at Liverpool’s away shape tells you a unique tale to their league place as neatly. The Reds glance a lot more comfy on their travels, having received seven in their ultimate 8. Curiously, they’re additionally undefeated at the highway within the Champions League this season.
“So, with the pair returning to raised shape, I feel this will likely be tight. I do fancy Liverpool to attain, and given their solidness clear of Anfield on this festival, I reckon they may be able to take a draw house. Actual Madrid 1, Liverpool 1.”
The kick-off time for the fits is 8 pm.