But Owen is a fan, saying on BT Sport: "I think the manager has to take some of the blame - the system, the way he plays".
"I like just being involved in the atmosphere and hearing what my cousin thinks - and anyone else, whether it's five rows back and a pleasant comment or not".
Mousa Dembele is close to making his return from an ankle injury but this game will come too soon so he'll once again join Victor Wanyama on the sidelines with the Kenyan global still recovering from a knee injury.
"But we have plenty of quality players to fill my gap".
The moment gave me goosebumps.
The club's new £1billion White Hart Lane is close to completion, but a statement was issued on Wednesday to confirm that it will not be until at least the visit of Watford on January 30 before they leave Wembley.
"They needed one goal so it could fall [apart], but in the end we did well and we got the job done".
"The team wins and the praise is for the players, the coaching staff or the manager". The most important thing is our performance on the pitch.
The former AS Monaco man used every inch of his 6'2 frame to help protect the Liverpool backline and seal a huge victory for the club, and Reds fans took to social media to praise the Brazilian's ten minute cameo. In the home games we played, we showed our class.
Tottenham held Barcelona 1-1 at Nou Camp with Lucas Moura's late equaliser proving to be decisive with group rivals Inter Milan playing to a 1-1 draw with PSV Eindhoven.
"The confidence is always good if you manage it in the right way", he said.
While Madrid have suffered numerous defeats in the Champions League in these past years, nearly all of them have come when either Ramos or Varane was absent from the starting lineup.
Four Tottenham defenders - Kieran Trippier, Serge Aurier, Juan Foyth and Davinson Sanchez - are being assessed and could return from injury against Burnley.