Europa League: Michael Owen Prediction Came Through

Former Manchester United striker Michael Owen has predicted a bleak result for his former club ahead of their Europa League meeting with Dutch Eredivisie outfit AZ Alkmaar.

Manchester United will be guests of AZ Alkmaar in a Matchday Two clash billed for Thursday night in the Europa League.

Michael Owen is certain that the Premier League team won’t get a good result in the Netherlands.

The Premier League legend predicted the game between AZ Alkmaar and Manchester United in a chat with BetVictor.

According to the former Liverpool, Newcastle United and Stoke City striker, Manchester United would be beaten by AZ Alkmaar.

Ahead of the game, Manchester United are unbeaten in 12 Europa League games dating back to when they won the competition during the 2015/16 season.

Manchester United have won nine and drawn three of those games.

The Red Devils started their Europa League campaign with a slim victory over Astana FC of Kazakhstan.

They beat Astana FC of Kazakhstan 1-0 at home on Matchday 1 courtesy the second half strike from young English attacker Mason Greenwood who has scored two goals in his only two starts this season.

Mason Greenwood is expected to be given another start ahead of the AZ Alkmaar game.

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