FT: Man City 6-3 Leicester; Sterling, KDB, Laporte, Gundogan & Mahrez on targets as Cityzens extend lead at the top; Norwich 0-5 Arsenal; Five-Star Gunners wreak havoc on the Canaries; Tottenham 3-0 Crystal Palace; Kane, Moura & Son ALL score as Zaha is SENT OFF; West Ham 2-3 Southampton; Hammers fall at home

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.

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