Manchester United secured their first win in this season's UEFA Champions League as they defeated Spanish side Villarreal 2-1 at Old Trafford on Wednesday night. A late goal from Cristiano Ronaldo gave the Red Devils the deserved win over the Yellow Submarines. After the game, Manchester United former players Michael Owen and Owen Hargreaves reacted to the win alongside the captain of the night Bruno Fernandes.
While growing up, football players often identify a great player as their idol. It means that they admire the footballer and would most likely want to play like that person. Messi chose Pablo Aimer as his idol, Sergio Aguero chose Michael Owen and Ibrahimovic idolised Ronaldo De Lima.
The 2001 Ballon d'Or winner Michael Owen (Photo credit: Betanews) Manchester United be 7 points behind Liverpool and 8 points behind Chelsea who play Norwich if Michael Owen's predictions for both games happen. The 2001 Ballon d'Or winner played for both Manchester United and Liverpool, he made the predictions based on current form.
Photo Credit: Getty Images Timo Werner was a prolific striker for RB Leipzig, but he hasn't been able to replicate that success at Chelsea. After the arrival of Romelu Lukaku, he played a crucial part in the squad last season, but his lack of goals has lost him a spot this season.
Chelsea FC will cement their position at the top of the Premier League table with a 3-0 win over Norwich City on Saturday afternoon, according to Michael Owen. The Blues started the Premier League weekend in first place, a point ahead of Liverpool FC, after winning six of their first eight games.
The Balon D'Or Award is a very prestigious award given to players based on their performances in a single calender year and not for their performance in a single season. For the past 65 years, certain individuals have been awarded for their spectacular performance over a single year.
Many great goalscorers have featured in the Premier League since it was formed in 1992, but who has scored the most goals? Players like Wayne Rooney , Frank Lampard and Michael Owen all made names for themselves after leading their teams to both domestic and continental glory with their important goals.
Paul pogba feels he is no longer the centre of attention at Manchester United after the Portuguese star sensational return, according to the sports Bible. The France international started the season in sensational form with an incredible four-assist haul in United’s 5-1 thumping of Leeds United at Old Trafford stadium.
Michael Owen admits surprise over Cristiano Ronaldo's decision in the build-up to his late winner for Manchester United against Villareal in the Wednesday night Champions League match. Ronaldo tapped in a pass from Lingard in the 94th minutes of added time to secure the Red devil’s first Champions League win of the season.
Timo Werner was a prolific goalscorer for RB Leipzig, but it hasn’t happened for him at Chelsea. He played a key role in the team last season, but his lack of goals has cost him a place in the team this season following the signing of Romelu Lukaku.
On Tuesday, Liverpool hammered FC Porto 5-1, while Lionel Messi scored his first goal for Paris Saint-Germain in a 2-0 win over Manchester City. Sheriff Tiraspol beat Real Madrid 2-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu in one of the competition's greatest ever upsets, and Atletico Madrid came back from a goal down to beat AC Milan at the San Siro.
Michael Owen is backing Manchester United to beat Everton 3-1 at Old Trafford on Saturday lunchtime in the Premier League. Last Saturday, the Red Devils fell 1-0 at home to Aston Villa in the Premier League, but they made apologies in midweek with a thrilling 2-1 triumph against Villarreal in the Champions League.
Manchester United's Champions League match against Atalanta is "season-defining," according to Michael Owen, but he believes the club will win. United have lost two of their last three Premier League games and hosts Liverpool on Sunday at Old Trafford. Prior to the match, they will host Atalanta in Europe.
Photo Credit: Getty Images Michael Owen has made his prediction for Chelsea's Champions League match against Juventus in Italy today. The former England, Liverpool, and Real Madrid striker told BetVictor, "I didn't see that performance coming against Man City." Photo Credit: Getty Images
From the start, the Premier League has been the place to see goalscorers. The way the Championship has evolved over time has given rise to a wide variety of attacking styles, from the Les Ferdinands and Andy Carroll, always ready to put their heads on a cross, to poachers like Michael Owen and Robbie Fowler.
The two greatest players of recent times, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, have won the Champions League four and five times respectively, which goes to show how quality often coincides with success in the competition. That said, the famous trophy has somehow eluded a number of immensely talented stars over the years.
Michael Owen has delivered his predictions for a weekend of huge matches in the English Premier League including Chelsea vs Manchester City and the north London derby. Owen tipped Chelsea to win against Manchester City by 2 goals to one. Manchester United vs Aston Villa (2-0) Leicester vs Burnley (2-1)
Lingard just came in as a late substitution against Villarreal on Wednesday, so the former United striker was surprised he was left out. Michael Owen was taken aback by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team selection for Manchester United's 1-1 draw with Everton, especially Jesse Lingard's exclusion.
Former Real Madrid, Liverpool and Manchester United player, Michael Owen has predicted the likely scorelines of some of the English Premier league matches that will be played today and tomorrow. Manchester United will welcome Everton to Old Trafford this Saturday afternoon, while Liverpool will host Manchester City on Sunday evening.
Former Liverpool and Manchester United striker, Michael Owen has criticized Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for living out Jesse Lingard out of the Red Devils' line up against Everton. Jesse Lingard has produced good performances for the Red Devils this season following six months loan spell at West Ham last term.