Michael Owen makes prediction about Liverpool v Man City

Michael Owen looks ahead to the League Cup final between Liverpool and Manchester City on Sunday

The Sport Review staff
By    

Michael Owen is expecting to see an open game when Liverpool take on Manchester City in Sunday’s League Cup final at Wembley.

The Reds head into the game fresh from having booked their place in the last 16 of the Europa League with a 1-0 win over Augsburg at Anfield on Thursday night.

Liverpool are aiming to win their first piece of silverware since Jurgen Klopp’s appointment as Brendan Rodgers’ successor at Anfield back in October.

And former Reds striker Owen is expecting to see both teams go all out attack as they vie for the first domestic trophy on offer during the 2015-16 campaign.

Owen wrote in his column for Bet Victor: “A tremendous game in prospect with City having an excellent win in Kiev earlier in the week, a result which, arguably, vindicated their decision to play a weakened side in the FA Cup last weekend at Chelsea.

“It is hard to imagine a dull defensive affair at Wembley and I hope and expect to see goals.”

MORE: The latest Liverpool news and views

MORE: The latest Liverpool player tweets

Liverpool have failed to find consistent form in the Premier League since Klopp’s appointment and currently sit eighth in the table and nine points adrift of the top four heading into the final 12 games of the season.

City, meanwhile, have suffered back to back Premier League defeats and are fourth.

MORE: Get TREBLE the odds on any sports bet. T&Cs apply

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

MORE: Back to The Sport Review homepage

Slideshow
The Sport Review
Top 25 footballers’ cars: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Real Madrid players feature
Slideshow
The Sport Review
The top 15 highest-paid football managers in 2016: Arsenal, Man Utd and Chelsea bosses feature
The Sport Review
Top 30 highest-paid Premier League players: Man Utd, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Roberto Firmino: 25 photos of the Liverpool forward’s stunning wife
The Sport Review
Man United WAGs: Meet Ander Herrera, Juan Mata and David De Gea’s girlfriends
The Sport Review
Real Madrid player wages 2016: Can you guess how much Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale earn?
The Sport Review
Top 26 Christian footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man Utd players feature
The Sport Review
Barcelona player wages 2016: Can you guess how much Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez earn?
The Sport Review
Top 25 Muslim football players in Premier League: Arsenal, Liverpool, Man Utd and Chelsea stars feature
The Sport Review
15 Chelsea January transfer targets: Di Maria, Hazard, Lukaku, Verratti and more
The Sport Review
Top 25 most stylish footballers: Arsenal, Man Utd, Chelsea and Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Jamie Carragher reacts to Liverpool’s 4-3 loss at Bournemouth
The Sport Review
Ian Wright reacts to Alexis Sanchez’s display in Arsenal’s 5-1 win at West Ham
The Sport Review
Thierry Henry reacts to Eden Hazard’s display for Chelsea at Man City