It’s Boxing Day- Match Preview : Liverpool defeats Stoke City As Manchester United overpower Sunderland by 3-1

Jurgen Klopp side Liverpool beats Stoke City by 4 - 1 on Match day - 18 at Anfield . Adam Lallana , Roberto Firmino , Daniel Sturridge and  Giannelli Imbula ( own goal ) scored goal for Liverpool . After an early strike from Stoke Striker Jonathan Walters in 12 ' min of first half, Liverpool played brilliantly and made 4 -1 score .

It was Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge first premier league goal of the season .

Man of the Match  - Roberto Firmino

Roberto Firmino ( Liverpool ) - The Liverpool striker Firmino scored 6th premier league goal of this season with 3 assists .

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Manchester United defeats Sunderland by 3 - 1 at Theatre of Dreams ( Old Trafford ) . It was Manchester United 9th win in this season of Barclays premier league . The Red devils are on the 6th position on PL points table with 33 points .

Defender Daley Blind , Striker Zlatan Ibhrahimovic and Midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored a goal for United . In 91 ' min Sunderland striker Fabio Borini scored a consolation goal for them . In this Match Manchester United Midfielder, Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored a beautiful sublime flick goal .

Manchester City move up to second place in the BPL with a success over Hull City at the KCOM stadium .
Pep Guardiola's side Manchester City is now seven points behind leaders Chelsea . It was Manchester City 12th win in this season under the manager, Pep Guardiola .

Midfielder Yaya Toure opens a score line for Manchester City , After getting clumsy challenge by Hull City player Andrew Robertson on Raheem Sterling . Just after 6 min Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho added a second goal for City . In 94 ' min Hull City player Curtis Davies scored  own goal for Manchester City .

Manchester City started this month with back to back losses to champions Leicester City and Chelsea .

Man of the Match - Yaya Toure ( Manchester City )

Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure scored a goal in this match by penalty and his pass accuracy beats the opponent . It was his 3rd goal in this PL season .

Chelsea clear up seven up points clear and remains at the top of the table of PL by beating Bournemouth on Boxing Day at Stamford Bridge . The blue side set a club record of 12th straight win in Barclays premier league.

Pedro scores first goal for Chelsea in 24' min . After Half - time Chelsea winger Eden Hazard made it 2 - 0 for the blue side . Antonio Conte side added a third goal in deadlock 93'min when Pedro's shot hit Bournemouth player Steve Cook and the ball goes in the goal .

Chelsea played without their two key components in this match, Striker Diego Costa and Midfielder N' Golo Kante .

Belgium captain and Chelsea winger Eden Hazard became the sixth player to score 50 Barclays premier league goals for the blue side Chelsea . Didier Drogba , Frank Lampard , Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink , Gianfranco Zola and Eider Gudjhonsen achieved these achievements earlier for Chelsea .

Man of the Match - Eden Hazard ( Chelsea )

Former Lille player Eden Hazard scored a goal in this match and gets a achievement of 50 goals scored for chelsea .

Arsenal defeats West Brom Albion on Match day - 18 by 1-0 at Emirates stadium with the help of late goal in 84 ' min by Gunners striker Oliver Giroud .

Giroud was given the full match in this season for Arsenal . He scored a goal and gets a looped ball by Mesut Ozil and headed the ball to  beat the West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster .

Arsenal were at 4th position in premier league table with 37 points in 18 matches .

Man of the match - Alexis Sanchez - Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez hit nine shot in the goal and he is in brilliant form in this season .
Other Match Results :

Watford   1 - 1 Crystal Palace

Burnley 1 - 0 Middlesbrough

Leicester City 0 - 2 Everton

Swansea City 1 - 4 West Ham United
Tomorrow fixtures

              Southampton vs Tottenham


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