Michael Owen states prediction for Arsenal v Stoke

Michael Owen is backing Arsenal to win to nil against Stoke City

Michael Owen is backing Arsenal to ease to a comfortable victory over Stoke City at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

The Gunners have been in imperious form in recent weeks in the Premier League and the Champions League thanks to some stunning performances from Alexis Sanchez.

The Chile international scored a second-half hat-trick as Arsenal eased to a 5-1 win against Slaven Bilic’s West Ham United side at the London Stadium last weekend.

The Gunners eased to an impressive 4-1 win against Swiss side Basel in the Champions League on Tuesday night as Arsene Wenger’s side booked top spot in Group A.

Former Liverpool and Manchester United striker Owen is confident Wenger’s men can ease to a comfortable victory over Mark Hughes’ side at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

“A great week for Arsenal with comprehensive back-to-back wins and former Arsenal striker Lee Chapman was the last Stoke player to score a winning goal in the league at Arsenal back in the 1981/2 season!” Owen wrote BetVictor column.

“The Potters have lost all eight of their PL games at the Emirates and I expect the Gunners to maintain their title challenge against the Potters.”

Arsenal are in second place in the Premier League table and three points behind leaders Chelsea after 14 games.

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The Gunners haven’t lost a Premier League game since a 4-3 loss to Liverpool on the opening game of the 2016-17 season.

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