Michael Owen predicts Wycombe Wanderers v Aston Villa

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Wycombe Wanderers will face Aston Villa in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday.

Former Newcastle United striker Michael Owen has predicted on Betvictor.com that Aston Villa will win against Wycombe Wanderers away from home this weekend.

Wycombe will take on Villa at Adams Park in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday afternoon.

“Villa have a must-win home game with Palace back in the Premier League on Tuesday but they are still a Premier League side, reached the final of the competition last season and are odds against playing a League two side who lost their last home game to Morecambe,” Owen has written on Betvictor.com.

A footnote added: “Michael’s recommendation: Villa to win at 23/20.”

Villa will head into the tie on the back of a 3-1 defeat to Sunderland away from home at the Stadium of Light in the Premier League.

Remi Garde’s side are struggling for survival, but the FA Cup does provide the players with a welcome distraction.

The Villans will be confident of winning against Wycombe, although the players must be careful not to concede an early goal.

Wycombe will head into Saturday afternoon’s tie on the back of a 2-0 defeat to Morecambe at home in League Two.

Gareth Ainsworth’s side are doing quite well in the league and on course to earning a playoff spot.

The players will be excited to face a Premier League team, and an early goal for them could prove to be very important.

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