Here are the full results of the matches of Round 15 of the Premier League – Boxing Day
Manchester United and Leicester stumble in a draw
Leicester City escaped defeat at home to coincide with the opening day of the Christmas gift boxes (Boxing Day) and scored an exciting draw against hosts Manchester United 2-2 on Saturday in the fifteenth stage of the English Premier League.
Marcus Rashford opened the scoring for Manchester United in the 23rd minute, then Harvey Barnes equalized for Leicester City in the 31st minute.
In the second half, Manchester United advanced again with a goal scored by Bruno Fernandes in the 79th minute, then star Jimmy Vardy equalized for Leicester City in the 85th minute.
Thus, Leicester City maintained its second position, raising its tally to 28 points, and Manchester United raised its tally to 27 points in third place.
Defending champions Liverpool have an opportunity to consolidate their position at the top of their game, scheduled for Sunday against West Bromwich Albion.
With 10 players, Aston Villa increases the suffering of Crystal Palace
Aston Villa defeated Crystal Palace 3-0 at Villa Park stadium.
Bertrand Traore opened the scoring session for Aston Villa in the 5th minute of the first half.
Before the end of the first session of the match, Tyron Mings has directed a second yellow card and was subsequently expelled from the match in the 45th minute, which predicted difficulties for the visitors with the start of the second half.
Contrary to expectations, Aston Villa entered with a high psyche despite the numerical shortage and continued his attack on Crystal Palace, who seemed completely absent in the middle of the field and attack, allowing the guests to score the second goal in the 65th minute by Kortney Hause.
Aston Villa continued his scoring attempts until the 76th minute when Anwar El Ghazi scored a wonderful goal against Jack Butland.
With this victory, Aston Villa raised its tally to sixth place with 25 points, while Crystal Palace had frozen 13 points with 18 points, which puts more than one question mark about the future of coach Roy Hodgson with the team.
In its best match, Arsenal halts Chelsea’s victories
In a dramatic and unprecedented match for Arsenal, the latter was able to beat Chelsea in the match between the two teams at Emirates Stadium.
Arsenal, who appeared with an unusual attack, especially in his interviews with the top Premier League, managed to score the first goal in the 34th minute through Alexandre Lacazette.
And one minute before the end of the original timing of the first half, Granit Xhaka managed to score the second goal for Arsenal, to end the first half with two goals to zero in favor of the owners of the land.
Arteta’s team showed their worth against Chelsea by scoring the third goal in the minute with a wonderful kick from Bukayo Saka, which placed it in the right corner of goalkeeper Edward Mendy in the 65th minute.
Chelsea narrowed the gap and scored the redeeming goal in the 85th minute by Tammy Abraham.
Arsenal raised its score to 17 points in the fourteenth place, achieving its first victory after two draws and five defeats, as this victory became it’s fifth in the league this season in exchange for a draw in two games and a loss in eight.
On the other hand, Chelsea’s score stopped at 25 points in sixth place, receiving its third defeat in the last four matches, which is its fourth defeat in the league this season in exchange for winning in seven games and drawing in four.
Manchester City go up to fifth with a double Gunodogan and Torres
Manchester City jumped to fifth place in the English Premier League after beating Newcastle 2-0.
Manchester City advanced with a goal scored by Ilkay Gundogan in the 14th minute, and Ferran Torres added the second goal in the 55th minute.
Manchester City raised its score to 26 points in fifth place, and Newcastle’s score stopped at 18 points in twelfth place. In the second game, Everton beat Sheffield United 1-0.