Wednesday, 28 December 2016

EPL BOXING-DAY RESULT WRAP UP: AS CHELSEA BREAKS CLUB PERSONAL PREMIER LEAGUE RECORD

Chelsea defeated AFC Bournemouth to extend their winning run to twelve

Chelsea Break Club Personal Record And Closer To Breaks Arsenal's Premier League Winning Record Run.


The English Premier League Boxing-Day games recorded 21 goals in all eight centers. Liverpool defeated Stoke City by 4-1 score line on Tuesday, while Southampton will host Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday in the other game remaining for the game week-18 matches.


Watford played a 1-1 scoreline with Crystal Palace in the early game, Yohan Cabaye give Sam Allardyce's side the lead in the 26th minute before Christian Benteke saw his Penalty kick saved by Gomes and in the second half Troy Deeny converted a Penalty kick to hand his side the equalising goal and the match ended in a draw.



Arsenal left it late to get the needed goal at the Emirate in the 87th minutes when Olivier Giroud noded a cross from Mesut Ozil into the back net of highly defending side of West Bromwhich Albion, West Brom goal keeper was on a better form in the game after he denied Arsenal from several chances both in first-half and in the second half as Arsene Wenger's men dominated the game from the beginning till the last minute of the game to ensure they got the vital point and keep title chase alive.



Chelsea defeated AFC Bournemouth by 3-0 courtesy goals from Pedro, Hazard and a late own goal from Bournemouth player. Chelsea got their first goal in the 24th minute after Pedro got the assist from Cesc Fabregas before lashing the ball with his left pass Artur Boruc. Eden Hazard was brought down in the second half and the referee pointed to the penalty box which Hazard himself step on the kick and converted the penalty fine to double their lead in the 49th minute of the second half and in the last minutes of the game, Chelsea scorer Pedro play a shot which was deflected to beat Bournemouth goalkeeper and roll inside the net to give The Blues the icing on the cake goal as Conte's men recorded their tenth clean-sheet in twelves league games clean sheet.

Chelsea's winning on Boxing-day makes it their 12th league win in a row which breaks their club personal record of 11 win in a row set and are now one game win left to break Arsenal's Premier League record set of 13th League game win in a row in a season which they achieved in 2001/02 season. The Blues will host Stoke City on New Year Eve at Stamford Bridge and look to match Arsenal's record if they win the game.



Manchester United for the first time under Jose Mourinho make it four out of four League winning when they defeated Sunderland by 3-1 with goals coming from Daley Blind in the first-half, Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the 82nd minute and Henrik Mkhitaryan in the 86th minute. Mkhitaryan scored a fine goal with his no-look back heel air play and obviously the best goal of the day among other games, and now Mourinho is happy to have get back into winning way and putting pressure on rivals above them in the table.
Fabio Borini reduce the goal deficit after he played in a fine strike to defeat De Gea and make sure United did not get a clean-sheet but his goal is not enough for David Moyes'men to fight back in the game.



Pep Guardiola was the happy man at KCOM stadium after he saw his side won by 3-0 away at Hull City. Former African Best Player Yaya Toure score the first goal via penalty kick in the 72nd minute and Nigerian International Kelechi Iheanacho score the second goal six minute after the first goal and in the 90+ minute Raheem Sterling saw his low cross played in by Hull defender Curtis Davies for an own goal.



Burnley defeated Middlesbrough by 1-0 courtesy of Andre Gray's 81st minute strike.




Leicester City lose at home to Ronald Koeman men by 0-2 score line after both goals were scored
in the second-half of the game via Kevin Mirallas in the 51st minute and Romelu Lukaku score the second in the 90th minute.




Swansea City lose at home by 1-4 to West Ham United, goals were scored by Ghananian international Andre Ayew in the 13th minute to give Slaven Billic men the lead before defender Wiston Reid converted a corner kick from Dimitri Payet in the 56th minute to double their lead and in the 78th minute, Michail Antonio make it three before Swansea Striker Fernando Llorente score one for his side in the 89th minute and in 90+ Andy Carol increase West Ham goal to four for his side.



The TOP FOUR Premier League table stand still look the same as Chelsea remain at the top with 46-POINTS from 18 games, followed by Liverpool with 40-POINTS from 18 games and Manchester City with 39-POINTS from 18 games then Arsenal remain in Fourth position with 37-POINTS from 18 games.

The bottom three are Sunderland with 14-POINTS from 18 games, followed by Swansea City with 12-POINTS and Hull City also with 12-POINTS both from 18 games respectively.



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