Michael Owen predicts Wolverhampton Wanderers v Swansea City FA Cup tie

Michael Owen of Liverpool celebrates after scoring the second goal during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on August 30, 2003 in...

Wolverhampton Wanderers and Swansea City will face each other in the FA Cup this weekend.

(L-R) Wayne Rooney, Michael Owen and Michael Carrick of Manchester United show their dejection after Everton score their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton...

Michael Owen has predicted on Betvictor.com that Wolverhampton Wanderers will win against Swansea City this weekend.

Championship club Wolves will take on Premier League side Swansea at the Molineux Stadium in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday afternoon.

Former Liverpool and Newcastle United striker Owen has backed the Wanderers to win the tie and progress further in the prestigious cup competition.

Michael Owen of Manchester United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford on November 21, 2009 in Manchester, England.

Owen wrote on Betvictor.com: “Wolves march on in the Championship and a 12-point lead at the top of the table suggests they will be playing Premier League football next term.

“Wolves’ did of course win at Stoke and Liverpool in the FA Cup Cup last season and drew 0-0 with City in the League Cup earlier this season before losing out on penalties.

“Swansea are playing their ninth successive away game in the FA Cup and PL survival is their priority.”

A footnote added: “Tip: Wolves to win at 3/4.”

27 Sep 1999:  Michael Owen of Liverpool slides in with a two footed challenge on David Weir of Everton during the FA Premier League match between Liverpool and Everton played at Anfiled,...

Wolves have been the best team in the Championship so far this season and are running away with the title at the moment.

The Wanderers have a very good team, and they will head into the tie against Swansea high on confidence.

True, the Swans are in the Premier League at the moment, but there is a real danger that they could get relegated to the Championship at the end of the season.

Swansea manager Carlos Carvalhal could make changes to his team against Wolves, who should be able to win the tie by a goal or two.

Manchester United's English striker Michael Owen in action during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west...

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