Festivities on as usual with everything running on as the previous years have been; with social media blowing up with history facts, begging the urge to prove the phrase: History always repeats itself. Well, I too have had such a long break begging to know will it repeat itself? I suppose and hope not. In a nutshell, missed ya’ll big!
So, its boxing day soccer and this has always been a tormenting day with several fanatics in critical need of a 3-point win for a gift. If at all the north-pole-dude was listening to wishes, this could be a perfect time to grant them. Thus, fan fact: The last time Manchester City were thrashed by Crystal Palace at home, Liverpool won the Premier league! Anyway, no one would be surprised if the cycle repeated itself.
Anyway, aside from that, the Merseyside and league leaders host the magpies at the Anfield tonight and still several things could happen with the current well structured Newcastle side. Virgil Van Dijk and his fellow brigade will be on-toe to cut any attacking threats with MoSalah eagerly wanting to add to his goal tally. That is a must watch match I would say. Liverpool win is imminent!
Besides, with all that heroic burden we placed on Eden Hazard as the season commenced, he has come out to say he knows he should now stop shooting blanks. All eyes on him as they play Watford away in a must win match if they should maintain their top-four hopes. With the year coming to a near close, it has been routine for every struggling and constant team to make hay while the sun shines and have some sort of new year resolution in top-form performance. The fall of Troy? I suppose not! Troy Deeney and the battalion are on a serious hunt for a home win this festive season hence Draw at full-time will be a perfect result for the match.
The last time the gunners were away, Southampton did a damage to the visitors with a 3-2 thrashing. Now that they are away again at Brighton and judging by how well they entertained their home fans in the weekend, all they could ask for again in some consistency for a boxing day gift! Sitting 5th on the league table and drawn points with London rivals- Chelsea, a well-inspired Mesut Ozil will be leading his gunner-brigade to a hostile environ in the quest to pick maximum points. Tricky as it seems, Aubameyang and Lacazette chasing goals, Lord knows it won’t be easy. In the meantime, Arsenal win!
Manchester City play Leicester City at home. The clash of cities as I dubb it, is not going to be a walk in the park. The foxes well motivated with a win away at the Stamford Bridge in the weekend will be in high contention to dismay their opponents even further. Pep Guardiola took to the press and defended his players like any other manager would, thus, the defending champions would be in high spirit to close the year at a higher note. Ahem, guess what? Manchester City win at all costs!
In other results, Fulham were held on a 1-1 draw by Wolverhampton!
With the recent sacking of Jose Mourinho, Manchester United were free to do total annihilation of Cardiff City in a 5-1 win. Old Trafford will run riots tonight as they host Huddersfield Town in a must win match as the new manager- Ole Gunnar Solskjær, seeks unity and trust all around. Do Huddersfield have a chance tonight away? Maybe or maybe not, but to be on a safer side, Manchester United win.
Till tomorrow lads!