As it promised, Premier League’s famous boxing day has produced numerous crazy moments. It always has been an immensely important matchday in the Premier League’s history and this year’s boxing day has wrapped the first of 2018-19 campaign in a thrilling way.
On this very note, Soccer Talk Line brings you a complete roundup of Premier League’s boxing day!
Manchester City Slip Up Yet Again
Manchester City traveled to Leicester City with immense pressure on their back as their defeat against Crystal Palace a few days ago saw Liverpool creating a 4 points lead at the top. However, they fell short against an in-form Leicester City as they suffer yet another defeat at the King Poer stadium.
Pep Guardiola had a perfect start to the fixture with Bernardo Silva netting a beautiful goal but Mark Albrighton’s stellar header and Ricardo Pereira’s wonderful strike in the dying minutes wrapped up the intense fixture in favor of the hosts.
City’s loss to the Foxes has not only extended Reds’ lead at the top but it has also dropped them to third in the table.
Jurgen Klopp’s Rampant Reds extend their lead at the top to 6 points with a 4-0 thrashing of Newcastle
Liverpool continued their thrilling run against Newcastle at Anfield as they clinched a comprehensive 4-0 victory against their former manager’s side. Dejan Loven very surprisingly put the home side in a front while Salah, Shaqiri, and Fabinho did the rest business for Premier League’s table toppers.
It has brought all smiles in the Red Half of Merseyside as they have remained unbeaten in him the first half of this season. Moreover, Manchester City’s second successive defeat has made them favorites to clinch the long-awaited Premier League title but still, there is a long way to go.
Brighton Holds Arsenal to a draw
Unai Emery’s side suffered a frustrating afternoon at Amex Stadium as Brighton and Hove Albion held them for a 1-1 draw.
Gunners’ prolific goalscorer Pierre Emrick Aubamryang fired them into a drama start after a stunning right footed goal in the early minutes of the game but however, they became successful to maintain it only till the 35th-minute mark as Locadia made the most of Lichsteiner’s error.
A hugely tough test awaits for Arsenal on Saturday night as they travel to Anfield for a mega clash.
5 star Tottenham are now Liverpool’s Closest Challengers
Tottenham Hotspurs yet again displayed their free-flowing attacking football and showed they are ready to fire a title challenge. Eriksen broke the deadlock for the Spurs and then Son and Kane wrapped up the show.
It has seen them moving to a second behinf=d Liverpool replacing Manchester City who suffered a shock against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.
Everton are Back To Winning Ways
The Toffees gave a perfect response to embarrassing 2defeatfat against Spurs last time out as they hit 5 against Burnley.
Big money new signing Yerry Mina gave them an early lead which was further extended by Lucas Digne and Gylfi Sigurdson and Richarlison. Particularly, Lucas Dignecame under the spotlight after two brilliant strikes and looks like the left-back has fixed his spot in the Merseysiders’ XI.
Pogba fires brace as Solskjaer continues dream start to life as a manager
Ole Gunner Solskjaer’s return to the Manchester outfit ended in a win as Pogba’s brace fires the hosts to a boxing day triumph.
The 45-year-old received a fascinating reception as he returned after 11 and half years but this time with managerial responsibilities on his shoulders.
Paul Pogba after a pretty long produced a stunning display as he stroke two wonderful goals in the second half which saw his side clinch a 3-1 victory over struggling Huddersfield.
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