Leeds United vs Chelsea: Michael Owen makes his prediction and reveals why he’s looking forward to this game

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Chelsea will be targeting nothing less than a victory against Leeds United, as Thomas Tuchel and Marcel Bielsa face each other in a tactical battle at the Elland Road.

Michael Owen has backed Chelsea to win the game 2-1, and he’s anticipating a tight tactical battle between the two managers.

Owen predicted for BetVictor: “I’m really looking forward to this one. It’s Bielsa v Tuchel in what should be a fantastic tactical battle between two top quality managers.

“Most of Leeds’ good form was before the turn of the year. Since then, they’ve been very inconsistent and have lost four of their last five in the Premier League.

“So, it’s fair to say that the hosts need a result, however, Chelsea have been a totally different animal since Tuchel’s arrival. The German has yet to taste defeat with his side keeping a clean sheet in seven of their last nine matches in the Premier League.

“With that in mind, I think the Blues’ will have too much for the home side. It’s 2-1 Chelsea for me.”

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