- Arsenal stunned fans with a superb win over Chelsea beating the blues 3-1
- Chelsea narrowly managed to avoid a whitewash with an 85th-minute goal by Tammy Abraham
- The Gunners managed to keep up the pressure and a last-minute penalty failed to allow Chelsea to close the gap leaving Arenal with a 2-goal lead
Arsenal was fully loaded on Saturday night when the defeated Chelsea 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium.
France took the lead in the 33rd minute thanks to the boot of Alexandre Lacazette and shoon their lead doubled with a goal from Granit Xhaka.
It was starting to look like a white was when Bukayo Saka's sailed into the net, silencing Chelsea fans.
Chelsea avoided complete embarrassment in the 85th minute with a goal from Tammy Abraham who was given a gorgeous cross from Callum Hudson-Odoi.
There was a late penalty but it failed to materialise securing the Gunners 2 goal lead, leaving Arenal with an impressive victory.
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that Manchester United faced off against Leicester City on Boxing Day in a dramatic match which saw Manchester take the lead twice but ultimately neither winning nor losing as Leicester City drew the match.
This means that both teams failed to narrow the gap between themselves and log leader Liverpool.
United's goal scorers were Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes and Leicester got lucky with Manchester scoring an own goal by Harvey Barnes and a goal from Harvey Barnes drawing the match.
In other news, Luc Eymael has shared an angry clap-back with the South African Football Association (SAFA) after they opposed his appointment as senior coach for South Africa's Chippa United football team.
Eymael responded to SAFA's decision by denying that he was racist. According to a statement made by the Belgian football coach, he has been living in Africa for 10 years, something a racist person would not do.
While Eymael had previously denied signing with the Chili Boys, stating that he had spoken to the team's management but not made any agreements, it seems that he also does not want to be denied the role should he decide to take it up.
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