Former Harambee Stars goalkeeper turned tactician, Jacob ‘Ghost’ Mulee lives, eats and thinks football, both local and international.
When he is not busy co-hosting Radio Jambo’s
Gidi na Ghost Asubuhi breakfast show, the multi talented presenter is busy doing football commentaries over the weekend with DSTV.
With football flowing in his veins, the former Tusker FC player and manager is well known for his football predictions prowess. With the weekend promising a number of mouth watering fixtures, Ghost Mulee has given his professional insights on the same.
In the English premier league fixtures, Arsenal will be tackling West Bromwich in Saturday’s early kick off and Ghost believes Arsenal won’t even break a sweat against ‘The Baggies’.
French giants, Paris Saint-Germain will be welcoming high flying Lyon and after the former were stunned by Barcelona in the historic 6-1 Champions League knockout rout, Ghost expects Lyon to cause a shocker away from home.
Below are a number of Ghost Mulee’s football predictions.
Middlesbrough vs Manchester United. United to win.
West Bromwich vs Arsenal. Gunners to win.
Stoke City vs Chelsea. League leaders Chelsea to win.
Sampdoria vs Juventus. Juventus with an easy ride.
AC Milan vs Genoa. Ac Milan to command a win at home.
PSG v Lyon. Lyon to shock PSG.
Athletic Bilbao vs Real Madrid. Real Madrid to win.
Las Palmas vs Villareal. Villareal with a win.
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After beating rivals Manchester City in the last 16, Manchester United will face West Ham at Old Trafford in the quarter-finals of the EFL Cup.
In another all-Premier League tie, Arsenal will face Southampton at the Emirates after both sides beat Reading and Sunderland respectively.
Premier League strugglers Hull have a home tie at the KCOM Stadium against Championship leaders Newcastle.
And Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool will face Leeds in the next round at Anfield. The last eight fixtures are set to take place on November 29-30.
The last time United played West Ham in the League Cup, the Hammers won 4-0 back in 2010.
United exerted revenge on their rivals City on Wednesday night thanks to a winner from Spanish midfielder Juan Mata.
Meanwhile, West Ham progressed to the last eight after beating Chelsea 2-1 at the London Stadium.
In bad news to Arsenal fans ahead of the Southampton clash, Arsene Wenger’s side have lost their last three League Cup home games to Premier League teams.
Hull have never reached the last four of this competition, while Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle side haven’t progressed to the semi-finals since 1976.
The last two times Liverpool and Leeds played each other in this competition, was in the third round, with the Reds running out 1-0 winners at Elland Road thanks to a David N’gog goal in 2009.
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Manchester United striker Robin van Persie will miss out despite returning to training following an ankle injury.
Chris Smalling is doubtful because of illness, while Luke Shaw is injured and Jonny Evans suspended.
Manchester City will assess captain Vincent Kompany, who has a hamstring injury and remains doubtful.
Forward Wilfried Bony is sidelined by ankle and knee problems, while Dedryck Boyata and Stevan Jovetic will also miss out.