Do You Agree: See Michael Owen prediction for Chelsea v Liverpool

Ex-Manchester United striker Michael Owen is tapping Chelsea and Liverpool to play out a 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon.

The defending English Premier League champions will face the first test of their title defence when Jurgen Klopp’s side make trip to the English capital to take on the west London side.

The Reds are sealed impressive 4-3 win against newly-promoted side Leeds United in their Premier League opener at Anfield stadium last weekend thanks to Mohamed Salah’s hat-trick.

Chelsea, meanwhile, get all three points in their opener league campaign against Brighton and Hove Albion on Monday night thanks to goals from Jorginho, Reece James and Kurt Zouma at the Amex Stadium.

And ahead of their first clash in 2020-21 campaign, ex-Reds striker Michael Owen is tapping Chelsea to draw 2-2 with Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon.

‘This is clearly the stand-out fixture of Matchday 2 and I can’t wait to watch these fiercely competitive rivals go head-to-head,’ Owen told BetVictor.

‘Chelsea started their Premier League campaign with a 3-1 win away at the Amex stadium and Frank Lampard will have been pleased with the way that some of his new signings seem to be settling in.

‘Timo Werner was a constant threat to Brighton and looks like he is going to adapt very quickly to the rigours of the Premier League.

‘Liverpool beat Leeds United 4-3 in their opening day fixture and while Jurgen Klopp will have been delighted to see his strikers picking up where they left off last season, he will have been concerned with the way Leeds picked their defence apart on way too many occasions.

‘If there is one certainty in this match, it’s that there will be goals! I fancy an entertaining, end to end clash between the two sides with honours even at the final whistle. 2-2 for me.’

Jurgen Klopp’s side were 2-1 winner against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge last season thanks to goals fromTrent Alexander-Arnold and Roberto Firmino.

The Premier League champions edged to a thrilling 5-3 win against Frank Lampard’s side in the reverse fixture at Anfield earlier this summer.

The Merseyside outfit beat Chelsea in the Uefa Super Cup to win their second trophy under Jurgen Klopp at the start of the 2019-20 season. However, Chelsea were 2-0 winners against Liverpool in the FA Cup.

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