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Michael Owens Premier League predictions, including Tottenham v Chelsea and Bournemouth v Arsenal

Michael Owen has delivered his predictions for the Premier League weekend (Getty/PA)
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Michael Owen has delivered his predictions for the Premier League weekend (Getty/PA)

The Premier League returns following the international break and the standout match of the weekend sees Tottenham host Chelsea at Wembley.

Maurizio Sarris side remain unbeaten in all competitions while Spurs have only played four Premier League games at Wembley as they wait to move into their new stadium.

Elsewhere, Manchester United host Crystal Palace at Old Trafford, Arsenal are looking to extend their unbeaten run at Bournemouth, while Liverpool face a tricky test at Watford.

Premier League champions Manchester City travel to West ham, while Claudio Ranieri has returned to England and will be looking to secure a first win as his Fulham side host Southampton at Craven Cottage.

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Tottenham v Chelsea

None of Spurs last 16 Premier League games has finished in a draw but I think it will be honours even when Chelsea visit Wembley.

Chelseas title rivals Manchester City and Liverpool have already won at Wembley this season, but I feel the hosts will get a draw in what promises to be a feisty London derby.

Michaels Prediction: Tottenham 1-1 Chelsea

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Bournemouth v Arsenal

Arsenal have drawn their last three in the league and have conceded first in each of those games which shows there is nothing wrong with the spirit or resilience under Unai Emery.

Callum Wilson has scored in all three Premier League games he has played against the Gunners and the Bournemouth striker will not lack for confidence after his goal for England against the United States during the international break.

I feel Arsenal will take all three points in another game where I would think there will be plenty of goalscoring opportunities at both ends.

Michaels Prediction: Bournemouth 1-2 Arsenal

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Manchester United v Crystal Palace

Manchester United are unbeaten in their last 20 league games against Palace and it is hard to make a case for the Eagles who have never beaten United in the Premier League.

Roy Hodgsons side havent won in their last seven and the game could see Anthony Martial become just the fourth player to score in six successive Premier League games for the club alongside Eric Cantona, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Cristiano Ronaldo – some company that!

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Michaels Prediction: Manchester United 2-0 Crystal Palace

Anthony Martial has been in fine form for Manchester United (Getty Images)

Watford v Liverpool

Liverpool have failed to concede more than once in their last 15 Premier League games and it is their improved defensive displays that have led to the Reds going unbeaten in their first dozen league games of the campaign.

Watford have conceded 17 times in their last five winless games against Liverpool but they have improved this term, and this will be another stiff test of the Reds title credentials – an examination I expect they will pass in what promises to be a cracking game.

Michaels Prediction: Watford 1-2 Liverpool

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West Ham v Man City

Manchester City have won all four Premier League games against West Ham under Pep Guardiola by an aggregate score of 13-3 and I expect to see the champions return home from the London Stadium with all three points.

City have conceded just five times in 12 away league games since shipping four at Anfield at the beginning of the year and it is hard to see past another win for the league leaders in a game where I expect to see a number of goals.

Michaels Prediction: West Ham 1-3 Man City

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Fulham v Southampton

A huge game near the foot of the table and the return of Claudio Ranieri to the Premier League following the appointment of the former Foxes boss to the Craven Cottage hot-seat.


The Cottagers have conceded 31 times in their 12 Premier League games to date and Ranieri is sure to have been working on making his side more compact and better organised defensively since taking over from Slavisa Jokanovic.

Fulham can score goals, however, and I take the hosts to give Ranieri a winning start.

Michaels Prediction: Fulham 2-1 Southampton

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 10: Former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri reacts following the Premier League match between Leicester City and Burnley FC at The King Power Stadium on November 10, 2018 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Malcolm Couzens/Getty Images)
Claudio Ranieri is back in the Premier League with Fulham (Getty Images)

Brighton v Leicester City

Brighton have won their last couple of home games in the Premier League, but the Foxes have won three of their last five on the road and I think the sides may have to settle for a point apiece at the Amex.

Leicester have scored and conceded in 32 different Premier League games since the start of last season – more than any other club – and I feel that trend will continue at the weekend.

Michaels Prediction: Brighton 1-1 Leicester City

Everton v Cardiff City

Everton have won their last three home Premier League games and I feel they will maintain that sequence against the Bluebirds, who havent won at Goodison Park in the league since 1956.

Blues boss Marco Silva must decide whether to restore Kurt Zouma to his starting XI after Colombian Yerry Mina made such an impressive debut at Stamford Bridge in their goalless draw with Chelsea. Zouma was ineligible against his parent club.

Michaels Prediction: Everton 2-0 Cardiff City

Richarlison has been leading Evertons attack in recent weeks (AMA/Getty Images)

Wolves v Huddersfield Town


Wolves are without a win in their last four Premier League games but showed what a good side they were at the Emirates last time and I feel they will get back to winning ways at Molineux.

Huddersfield have only scored nine times in their last 22 Premier League games and have not won on the road in their last ten. A low-scoring home win for me.

Michaels Prediction: Wolves 1-0 Huddersfield Town

Burnley v Newcastle United

Burnley have only won one of their last eight home league games and I dont believe we will see many goals in the Monday night fixture.

I always believed United were in a false position the table in the early weeks of the season and the Magpies have won their last couple of league games. A point at Turf Moor wouldnt be the worst result in the world.

One interesting stat – Newcastle have played their last 12 games on a Monday night away from home (L11 W1). They are due a draw!

Michaels Prediction: Burnley 0-0 Newcastle United

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