In the Premier League football tournament, 26 goals were scored in five matches played on ‘Boxing Day’ with several matches being postponed due to coronavirus cases, although this has not changed the equation for the title race. Here are match updates of Premier League games played on Boxing Day. Manchester City beat Leicester City by a 6-3 match result, winning the game by 3 goals margin. The lead of the Premier League defending champions is now six points.
The second-placed Liverpool team’s match against Leeds United was postponed due to coronavirus infection. In another football match played on Boxing day, Chelsea beat Aston Villa 3-1 in which the star striker Romelu Lukaku also scored. Chelsea and Liverpool now have the same number of points. Arsenal is six points behind them which has given Norwich a 5-0 match score defeat.
In Boxing Day match updates, Tottenham Hotspur beat Crystal Palace 3-0 after the south London team’s request to postpone the match was canceled and is now only six points behind the Gunners. West Ham has now slipped down from fifth place to sixth position due to cases related to the coronavirus and the postponement of the match due to snowfall. Their game against Southampton was a win by 3-2 goals. The football match between Leeds and Aston Villa and the game between Wolverhampton and Arsenal were postponed due to an increase in coronavirus cases.