Michael Owen makes confident Arsenal v Lincoln City prediction

General view of the Emirates Stadium before the match

Arsenal will face Lincoln City in the FA Cup on Saturday evening.

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Former Liverpool and Manchester United striker Michael Owen has predicted on Betvictor.com that Arsenal will win against Lincoln City this weekend.

Arsenal will take on Lincoln at the Emirates Stadium in North London in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup on Saturday evening.

Owen has backed the Gunners to win the tie against the National League outfit quite comfortably.

“No non-league side has reached the semi-final of the FA Cup since Swindon Town in 1912 and I don’t expect the Imps to be Wembley bound despite the obvious limitations of this current Arsenal side,” Owen wrote on Betvictor.com.

“Arsene Wenger has taken Arsenal to ten previous FA Cup semi-finals but I would suggest this is likely to be his eleventh and final semi-final as Arsenal boss.”

A footnote added: “Michael’s recommendation: Game to finish 3-0 at 11/2.”

Arsenal’s recent form has not been great, but the North London outfit should be confident of winning against Lincoln.

Arsene Wenger’s side will head into the match on the back of a 5-1 defeat to Bayern Munich at the Emirates in the second leg of the Champions League last-16 tie.

The defeat saw the Gunners lose the tie 10-2 on aggregate. It followed a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Liverpool away from home at Anfield in the Premier League.

Playing against Lincoln at home is going to be an advantage for Arsenal, who should be able to score three or four goals on Saturday afternoon.

However, Wenger’s side cannot be complacent and have to make sure that they do not concede an early goal.

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