Ex-Liverpool and Newcastle United striker Michael Owen has been proved right with his predictionsconcerning the Premier League relegation zone after he said Merseyside club Everton would be safe at the end o
If their rescheduled game with Crystal Palace.
Michael Owen spoke extensively about the relegation battle involving three teams namely Everton, Leeds United and Burnley on Premier League TV earlier this week. According to him, Everton would be safe at the end of their home game with London club Crystal Palace on Thursday night. Michael Owen was certain that at least a point would be enough for the Toffees against the Palace side led by Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira.
On Leeds United, Owen stated that the Whites might be in serious trouble on the final day of the season if Burnley manage to pick up a point at the end of their rescheduled game at Aston Villa. He said a point from the Villa game would put Burnley in the driving seat ahead of Leeds United in the race for the final safe spot on the league standings.
Michael Owen was proved right with his prediction for the relegation battle involving Everton after they confirmed their place in the Premier League next season at the end of the home game with the Eagles. Everton did more than pick up a point from the game after coming from behind to beat Palace 3-2 thanks to the second half goals from Michael Keane, Richarlison and Dominic Calvert-Lewin. Crystal Palace had raced into a 2-0 lead in the first half through the goals from French striker Jean-Philippe Mateta and Ghanaian international Jordan Ayew. Everton manager Frank Lampard rallied his team at the half-time interval for a monumental second half performance. At the end of the game, Everton recovered from a 2-0 result at the half-time interval to win the game for the first time in the Premier League era.