Michael Owen has predicted in his Betvictor.com column that both Manchester United and Manchester City will score in the Premier League clash at Old Trafford today.
The former United and Liverpool striker expects to see at least two goals in the Manchester derby.
“I was fortunate enough to score the winner in front of over 75,000 people deep into injury time in one of the great Manchester derbies back in 2009 and there is such an array of attacking talent on show I would be very surprised if we didn’t see both sides find the back of the net on Sunday,” Owen wrote on Betvictor.com.
“For BetVictor to offer money back on selected markets if both sides score at Old Trafford is a great concession in what promises to be another fantastic game; we may not see another seven goal thriller but I expect to see goals on Sunday at the Theatre of Dreams.”
Could Michael Owen’s prediction come true?
Both United and City are attacking sides, and indeed there is a very good chance that the two teams will score at Old Trafford today.
The Red Devils are currently third in the Premier League table and have scored no fewer than 55 goals in 31 league matches.
Meanwhile, defending English champions City find themselves a point behind United in fourth, but they have found the target as many as 63 times.
Interestingly, United, whose defensive capabilities have been called into question on many occasions this season, have actually conceded two fewer goals than Manuel Pellegrini’s Citizens side.
Louis van Gaal’s side will probably head into the game as favourites, but City do have the players who can step up and snatch a win at Old Trafford.