Michael Owen predicts Borussia Dortmund v Tottenham

Michael Owen

Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmund will face each other in the Europa League this week.

Former Liverpool and Manchester United striker Michael Owen has predicted on Betvictor.com that Borussia Dortmund will win against Tottenham Hotspur this week.

Bundesliga outfit Dortmund will take on Premier League side Tottenham at home in the first leg of the Europa League last-16 tie at home on Thursday evening.

Owen believes that the German team will be too strong for Tottenham at the Signal Iduna Park.

“I think Spurs might nick a goal and keep the tie in the balance but this is a fine Dortmund side and I expect to see the Bundesliga outfit take a lead to north London next week,” the former Newcastle United striker wrote on Betvictor.com.

“Spurs must still be kicking themselves for letting their 2-1 lead slip against 10-man Arsenal on Saturday whilst Dortmund have scored 20 times in their six previous European games this term.”

A footnote added: “Michael’s recommendation: Dortmund to win and Both Teams To Score at 23/10.”

Dortmund are a very strong team, and it is proven by the fact that they are giving Bayern Munich a run for their money in the Bundesliga.

Thomas Tuchel’s side play very good football, and they will be confident of winning the first leg of the last-16 tie against Spurs at home.

The Bundesliga outfit are taking the Europa League seriously this season and are one of the favourites to win the competition.

Tottenham have a strong squad as well, but it may be beyond them to win on Thursday evening.

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