But the surprising result of the afternoon sees Southampton claim all three at the London Stadium, as they beat West Ham United 3-2.
Joy for the Gunners who are still in the hunt for a UEFA Champions League slot. The Arsenal are currently holding on to fourth position.
AT CARROW ROAD, IT FINISHES: Norwich City 0-5 Arsenal
These are good times for the entire Spurs faithful!!!
FULL-TIME AT THE TOTTENHAM HOTSPURS STADIUM: Tottenham Hotspurs 3-0 Crystal Palace
Pep Guardiola’s men increase their lead at the top of the Premier League standings to SIX points, pending when Liverpool plays their game in hand.
FULL-TIME AT THE ETIHAD: Manchester City 6-3 Leicester City
GOOOAAALLLL!!! Manchester City 6-3 Leicester City (R. Sterling)
GOOAALLLL!!! Manchester City 5-3 Leicester City (A. Laporte)
GOOOALLL!!! Manchester City 4-3 Leicester City (K. Iheanacho)
GOOALLLL!!! Manchester City 4-2 Leicester City (A. Lookman)
GOOAALLL!!! Manchester City 4-1 Leicester City (J. Maddison)
SECOND HALF UNDERWAY AT THE ETIHAD: Manchester City 4-0 Leicester City
HALF-TIME AT THE ETIHAD: Manchester City 4-0 Leicester City
GOAL: Man City 4-0 Leicester
A fourth for City, and their second penalty of the afternoon. Mahrez took the first, but Sterling steps up this time and picks out the same spot. Foxes falling apart.
GOAL: Man City 3-0 Leicester
Game over at the Etihad. Gundogan puts the finishing touches to a flowing move that puts City in complete control against Leicester – who had been showing signs of life.
GOAL: Man City 2-0 Leicester
Nightmare start for Leicester as they fall two goals down inside 14 minutes. Mahrez makes no mistake from the penalty spot to double Manchester City’s lead.
PENALTY: Man City awarded spot-kick
VAR check at the Etihad Stadium, with a penalty awarded for a tug inside the box from Tielemans at a corner. Looked a bit harsh, but he did take a risk by grabbing at his man.
GOAL: West Ham 0-1 Southampton
No messing around at the London Stadium either, with Elyounoussi putting the Saints in front.
GOAL: Norwich 0-1 Arsenal
There has also been an opener at Carrow Road, with Saka firing the visitors in front. Perfect start for the Gunners.
GOAL: Man City 1-0 Leicester
It has not taken long for the leaders to make a breakthrough, with De Bruyne firing them in front against Leicester.
The first three Boxing Day fixtures are underway!
Manchester City vs Leicester City – Starting XI
Norwich vs Arsenal – Starting XI
Tottenham vs Crystal Palace – Starting XI
Welcome to a special Boxing Day live blog! We look forward to some mouthwatering games today.