Michael Owen predicts Manchester United v Everton outcome

Michael Owen

Manchester United and Everton will face each other in the Premier League this weekend.

Michael Owen has predicted on Colossusbets.com that Manchester United will win against Everton this weekend.

The Red Devils will take on Everton at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Sunday evening.

Former United striker Owen has backed Louis van Gaal’s side to pick up all three points from the encounter.

“Somehow, Man Utd are still in with a chance of Champions League football next season, and I can see them beating Everton 2-1,” the former England international wrote on Colossusbets.com.

“Everton are arguably the biggest underachievers in the Premier League – and that is some going this season, trust me – and they were very flat in a 2-0 home loss to Arsenal.

“But they do possess a goal threat and they have been at their best away from home, though I was surprised to see that they have only been beaten once on the road.

“However, Utd’s excellent home record, conceding only seven goals in 14 games, that just swings it for me in favour of them. And they did beat Everton 3-0 in October, too.”

Playing at home will give United an advantage, but it is hard to call as the Red Devils have been inconsistent.

Everton have also struggled for consistency this campaign, and one suspects that the Merseyside outfit will probably settle for a draw.

The Toffees have virtually nothing to play for in the league between now and the end of the season, while United still have a chance of finishing in the top four.

The first goal will be key. If United get it, then it is hard to see Everton launch a successful comeback.

The Red Devils will head into the game against Roberto Martinez’s side on the back of a 1-0 victory over Manchester City away from home at the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League.

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