Boxing Day Drama: City suffer yet another defeat, United looking good, Tottenham on fire, Liverpool unstoppable

The boxing day fixtures was full of drama, England recorded yet another memorable evening with many goals and shocking scorelines.
PEP Guardiola side were defeated for the second time consecutively in 2018/2019 EPL season by Leicester City at Kings Power Stadium, the game ended 2-1 in favour of the host. Goals from Albrighton and Ricardo Pereira won the game for Leicester while Manchester City scored their only goal via Bernardo Silva.

Liverpool move six points clear on the log following their 4-0 victory over visiting Newcastle United, leaving Manchester City in the second position.

Manchester United continue their winning run under their new Manager routing Huddersfield by 3-1, Pogba's brace and Matic lone strike gave Solskjaer his second consecutive win as United Manager, while Hudderfield got their only goal through Jorgensen.
In another mouth-watering fixture Spurs thrashed AFC Bournemouth 5-0, thanks to Son's brace and goals from Kane, Lucas Moura and Erikson. The remaining fixtures of the day will see Brighton facing Arsenal while Watford slug it out with Chelsea. On Thursday, Southampton at Saint Mary Stadium will welcome West Ham United.

In Seria A it was a different report, Ronaldo was on target for Juventus as they played a 2-2 draw with Atlanta away from home.

By Ibrahim Bashiru

Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Image

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POS.
CLUB
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
PTS
1
Plateau Utd
25
14
7
4
36
15
21
49
2
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13
6
6
28
15
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45
3
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25
12
7
6
26
19
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4
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10
7
7
25
20
5
37
5
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20
11
3
6
30
20
10
36
6
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8
11
6
23
22
1
35
7
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24
8
10
6
27
18
9
34
8
Dakkada FC
26
8
10
8
26
26
0
34
9
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25
9
7
9
27
29
-2
34
10
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24
9
7
8
18
25
-7
37
11
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24
9
6
9
25
23
2
33
12
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10
3
12
25
28
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22
13
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9
5
11
21
21
0
32
14
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25
8
7
10
19
19
0
31
15
Wikki Tourists
25
8
7
10
23
24
-1
31
16
Abia Warriors
25
8
6
11
23
28
-5
30
17
Nasarawa Utd
25
8
5
12
27
27
0
29
18
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25
9
2
14
25
35
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19
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25
8
4
13
23
33
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28
20
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6
2
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17
47
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