Premier League legend Michael Owen has predicted a good night for the English clubs in the Europa League after the mixed result recorded by teams from England in the Champions League this week.
Chelsea and Liverpool lost their respective Champions League games on Tuesday, while Premier League champions Manchester City won their game on Wednesday.
Tottenham Hotspur is the fourth and final English team in the Champions League and their opening game ended in a draw.
On the Europa League games involving the English teams, Michael Owen told BetVictor that he expects former club Manchester United to beat Astana.
According to him, he expects Manchester United to beat Astana FC of Kazakhstan in their Europa League opener.
The Red Devils will miss the services of star players like Paul Pogba, Luke Shaw and Anthony Martial for the game as a result of injury.
Daniel James and Eric Bailly will also miss the game.
Michael Owen also expects an Arsenal victory when they take on hosts Eintracht Frankfurt later on Thursday.
Arsenal were Europa League finalists from last season, while German Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt reached the last four.
Former Liverpool and Manchester United striker Michael Owen also backed Wolves to beat Braga at home in their Europa League opener.