Michael Owen has written in his Betvictor.com column that he does not expect Liverpool to slip up against Stoke City away from home on Sunday.
The former Liverpool striker has suggested that Brendan Rodgers’s side should be able to pick up all three points at the Britannia Stadium, but he does not expect too many goals.
“This is the first fixture in the history of the PL to be played in consecutive games at the same venue and I very much doubt the Reds will capitulate at the Britannia as they did back in the spring when they lost 6-1 on the final day of the season,” Owen wrote on Betvictor.com.
“Stoke have found the back of the net in their last 11 home games but expect this to be a tight low-scoring affair.”
Will Liverpool slip up against Stoke City?
While a heavy defeat for Liverpool is unlikely, there is a chance that the Merseyside outfit could drop all three points at the Britannia Stadium.
The Reds are fostering hopes of a top-four finish in the Premier League this season, but they are going to find it tough to kick off their campaign with a win.
Stoke are a very strong team at home, and manager Mark Hughes’s side will make it hard for Liverpool to even draw the encounter at the Britannia Stadium.
The Potters will be aiming to end up in the top 10 once again and will be keen on winning against the Reds.