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  1. FT: Chelsea 3-0 Bournemouth - Pedro (2) & Hazard
  2. FT: Arsenal 1-0 West Brom - Giroud with late header
  3. FT: Burnley 1-0 Middlesbrough - late goal for Gray
  4. FT: Leicester 0-2 Everton - Mirallas & Lukaku
  5. FT: Swansea 1-4 West Ham - Carroll with Hammers fourth
  6. FT: Man Utd 3-1 Sunderland - Mkhitaryan with superb third

Live Reporting

By Jonathan Jurejko and Phil Dawkes

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye!

    Antonio Conte

    Until today Antonio Conte was not a fella who knew about working at Christmas. But I reckon he might just have developed a liking for it.

    His Chelsea team are nine points clear at the top of the Premier League following a stylish 3-0 win against Bournemouth, although that will be cut if Manchester City can nick a goal at Hull. Head over here to follow the second half.


  2. Stats of the day

    Swansea 1-4 West Ham

    • West Ham have won three consecutive Premier League games for the first time since March
    • Swansea have shipped 29 goals in the top-flight since Bob Bradley took charge (Oct 15), more than any other side
    • Nine of Andre Ayew's 13 goals in the Premier League have come at Liberty Stadium
    • Swansea have conceded the first goal in 13 Premier League games this season, only Hull have done so more often
  3. Ayew's maiden goal pleases Bilic

    Swansea 1-4 West Ham

    West Ham United

    West Ham manager Slaven Bilic: "It was a shame to concede because it would have been nice to get three clean sheets in a row but it was a very good performance from us.

    "We defended with numbers and aggression, and we were compact and close to each other. Even before we scored it looked like we were going to hurt them. I'm really pleased for the guys."

    On Andre Ayew's first goal for the Hammers: "It is very pleasing. He came with a big price tag and got injured in his first game so it has not been easy for him. Now he is coming back and is still not on top form - but the goal will help him. He is trying hard and is a great professional. His performances please me more than the goal."

  4. We're our own worst enemy - Bradley

    Swansea 1-4 West Ham

    Swansea City

    Swansea manager Bob Bradley: "We are our own worst enemy. We're in such a rut that no matter how we start a game we find a way to go down. Immediately the confidence goes. 

    "Our heads dropped. There was still this belief at half-time that there are 45 minutes to go and we spoke about doing it a smart way - not a crazy way - and from there having a bit more urgency. But the situation came where we didn't deal with Payet's corner well enough, we had people in position and we paid the price."

  5. Stats of the day

    Burnley 1-0 Middlesbrough

    • Burnley secured their first win in their last seven league games against Middlesbrough (D2 L4)
    • Middlesbrough have enjoyed just one win in their last 22 away Premier League games (D6 L15)
    • Burnley have found the back of the net in eight of their last nine top-flight games at Turf Moor
    • Andre Gray bagged his first goal in his last 10 Premier League appearances, scoring with his only shot of the game.
    • Nineteen of Burnley’s 20 Premier League points this season have been won on home soil
  6. We have to fight foe every inch - Dyche

    Burnley 1-0 Middlesbrough


    Burnley manager Sean Dyche: "We’ve had to work very hard for the win. It was a close game and an ugly game at times. In defence of both teams I must say conditions were really hard today – the wind was swirling and the ball was going all over the place.

    "We knew they weren’t going to come and be easy to knock over, but we finally got there in the end with a good finish.

    "Today was a hard-fought victory. We’re going to have to fight for every inch, as we did today.

    "I was pleased with Andre Gray. Obviously their keeper might be disappointed but he takes it early, takes it with power and takes it with freedom. He’s got that about him, where he will take on a chance and not be afraid to miss and that’s a fantastic thing to have."

  7. We must learn - Karanka

    Burnley 1-0 Middlesbrough


    Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka: "It was a game completely under control. It is frustrating. We had chances and we could have prevented their goal. They had a lot of long balls and we knew that this was the only way they could score. We must learn."

  8. I'm still optimistic - Moyes

    Man Utd 3-1 Sunderland


    Sunderland manager David Moyes: "Up until 1-0 we had a good chance to get something out of the game but we gave away a dreadful second goal and the third was offside. We hung in. We sort of stifled them, stuck at it and said if we could hold it at 1-0, they might get nervous in the last 10 minutes but we couldn’t do it.

    "We are going to have to try and galvanise from within. It is not a situation I am used to but some of the players are. I hope we can find a way.

    "I think we are optimistic because we have got a couple of results. We are on their tails.

    On the reaction of the Manchester United fans: "I thought it was fine. Manchester United supporters are knowledgeable, they have seen some good teams and bad teams. They are knowledgeable. Most of them were very good."

  9. Stats of the day

    Man Utd 3-1 Sunderland

    • Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been involved in 14 Premier League goals this season (12 goals, 2 assists) – at least eight more than any other Manchester United player
    • Fabio Borini netted his first Premier League goal since May (vs Chelsea).
    • Jose Mourinho has won four Premier League games in a row for the first time since April 2015 with Chelsea
    • After failing to score in his first 10 games for the Red Devils in all competitions, Henrikh Mkhitaryan has scored in each of his last three
    • Sunderland have won just one of their last 25 top flight games away to Man Utd (D7 L17)
  10. Get Involved


    Raymond: Great game United. Solid and dominant performance. Mikhi is reborn. It's important we stay on the winning trail.

    Ralph Brooker: As a MUFC fan I didn't want either Mourinho or Zlatan. But I admit it may be coming together. Lashings of humble pie.

    Nikhil: Victor Moses has been the best non-recruitment this year, doing defensive duties and getting forward whenever needed 

  11. We still need to improve - Mourinho

    Man Utd 3-1 Sunderland

    More from Jose Mourinho after his Manchester United side earned their fourth straight win: "We have played well for a long time. I think our game against Burnley was absolutely phenomenal. We played better against Burnley than today. 

    "The good performances we had for quite some time. Finally we have the good results, four victories and 12 points in a row. 

    "The players know the principles of how we play and they are comfortable but we need to improve."

  12. We deserved victory - Mourinho

    Man Utd 3-1 Sunderland

    Manchester United

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho: "I didn’t like the first half performance. I like the result. I liked very much the second half. The first half I didn’t like. I was expecting us to start much better. 

    "I know David Moyes and Sunderland deserved credit for what they did in the first half. Second half we had everything back intensity recover the ball high in the pitch play fast passes and to have players like Anthony Martial and Henrikh Mkhitaryan on the bench helps. We deserve the victory."

  13. Stats of the day

    Leicester 0-2 Everton

    • The Foxes have not won a Premier League Boxing Day match since beating Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 in 1998 (D1 L6)
    • Everton have ended a run of six Premier League matches on the road without a win for the Toffees
    • Joel Robles became the 50th different goalkeeper to provide an assist in Premier League history
    • Romelu Lukaku has scored seven of Everton’s 11 Premier League away goals this season (64%)
    • Lukaku has been directly involved in 13 goals in 17 Premier League games this season (10 goals, 3 assists)
  14. Post update

    Leicester 0-2 Everton

    Leicester City


    Leicester's 20-year-old full-back Ben Chilwell speaking to Sky Sports after his Premier League debut: “It was a difficult match. To lose 2-0 was not what we wanted but personally I think I have done well and if we had have won or drawn it would have been a lot nicer. The result is the disappointing thing.

    “I have been waiting for this for a while, to that show that I am up for it and capable for this level."

    On Everton’s tactic to target him the opening stages: “I knew it was going to happen. I saw Lukaku pulling on my side from the kick-off. It would be stupid for them if they don’t do that but I relish the challenge against good players.

    “Against Stoke in the second half we showed the form of last season. The results just didn’t go our way. We don’t have any luck and we have said in the dressing room we will keep on battling and keep going in training and it will click.”

  15. 'A good team performance'

    Leicester 0-2 Everton


    Everton manager Ronald Koeman speaking to BBC Sport: “We know it is a difficult situation playing Leicester away. We played well. In the second half we were better than the first.

    “We dominated from start but our ball possession was not a high quality but it was much better after we went 1-0 up. You could see the difference - it is a question of confidence. We were confident. They did not create and we had the best chances to score more goals.

    “You need to kill the game. We did it finally with Romelu. It was a good team performance. We fought and defended well, made it difficult and were dangerous on the counter-attack and a clean sheet is very important.”

  16. Stats of the day

    Arsenal 1-0 West Brom

    • Arsenal have scored in all 21 of their Premier League games against West Brom
    • Tony Pulis has lost all nine of his Premier League visits to the Emirates Stadium as manager, with his sides scoring just three goals in that run
    • Mesut Ozil made his 100th Premier League appearance, and provided his 36th assist in the competition – only Eric Cantona had provided more after 100 games in the division (39)
    • The Gunners kept their first clean sheet in nine Premier League games, since a goalless draw with Middlesbrough in October
    • Arsenal had 23 more shots than West Brom today (26-3), their highest such margin in a Premier League match this season
  17. Defeat hard to take - Pulis

    Arsenal 1-0 West Brom

    West Bromwich Albion

    West Brom manager Tony Pulis: "It is hard to take. The players worked so hard. Arsenal are a good team and had lots of chances but to concede so late is disappointing. Our supporters have seen the team work so hard to stop one of the best teams in Europe. Of course Ben Foster has made some great saves and we're disappointed not to see the game out.

    "Olivier Giroud has just outmuscled Gareth McAuley out of the way, he put his hand across him early and outmuscled him. I think if Gareth takes a step forward then he stops Giroud pinning him. Once he pinned him he is so strong and overpowers him.

    "Gareth said Giroud has grabbed his shirt before the ball come over - I'm not sure if he did."

  18. Wenger pleased with Giroud display

    Arsenal 1-0 West Brom


    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on striker Olivier Giroud, who scored the winner on his first Premier League start of the season: "It has been an interesting period for the player and these are important to see how they cope. It was a good reaction from him today."

  19. 'A fantastic run'

    Chelsea 3-0 Bournemouth


    Antonio Conte

    Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, speaking to BBC Sport: "We played a good game, we could have scored more, but I am happy with the attitude of the players. We played without two important players [Diego Costa and N'Golo Kante, who were suspended] but I think we played very well.

    "This is the first time we played without a real forward, we tried this in training and I think for us at the moment this situation is the best, but I don’t forget Michy [Batshuayi] because he is a young player with great talent. He is adapting to this league and it is football, in the future I trust in him.

    "To win 12 games in a row is not easy in this league. It’s a fantastic run but it’s important to continue that now. In four days we have another tough game and we have to prepare very well. Because now, every team wants to beat you."