1. Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Manchester City
Another great night. Man City plays away at Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton. Wolverhampton Wanderers came from behind to beat 10-man Man City 3-2.
In the 12th minute of play, Man City goalkeeper received a red card on a foul on Diogo Jota outside Man City penalty area.
Man City was awarded a penalty for a foul against Riyad Mahrez by Leander Dendoncker due to body contact which VAR disclosed there was contact made.
Raheem Sterling took the penalty but Rui Patricio makes a brilliant save and Wolves defender Coady cleared the rebound.
Unfortunately, the penalty was retaken after Conor Coady encroached into the box has advised by VAR.
Sterling retook the penalty, Rui Patricio pulls off a brilliant save again but Sterling scored on a rebound. The first half ended 0-1 with Man City leading.
Second half kicks off with a brilliant goal from Raheem Sterling at 50 minutes,
Wolves fought back with Adama Traore’s powerful shot outside the penalty box leading to Wolves’ first goal.
Traore then dispossessed Benjamin Mendy and crossed for Raul Jimenez to score with eight minutes remaining.
82nd minutes, Benjamin Mendy loses the ball to Traore and a crossed to Raul Jimenez converted to equalizing goal for Wolves.
89th minutes, an unbelievable strike from Matt Dohert leads to the winning goal. The match ended 3-2
Man City still remains in third place while Wolves move up to the fifth position with 30 points from 19 matches.
Referee: Martin Atkinson. Assistants: Lee Betts, Constantine Hatzidakis. Fourth official: Andre Marriner. VAR: David Coote. Assistant VAR: Andy Halliday.
Wolves vs Liverpool (A) 29 Dec
Man City vs Sheff Utd (H) 29 Dec
2. Chelsea vs Southampton
Goals scored by Michael Obafemi and Nathan Redmond gave Southampton win against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
At 31st minutes, Obafemi opened the scoring from a pass by Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg’s
Chelsea almost had a goal when Mason Mount tackles Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham leading to shooting at wide.
Southampton scored on 73 minutes when Redmond lifts the ball over Kepa Arrizabalaga. The match end. Chelsea O, Southampton 2.
Southampton sits at 14th place on the table. Chelsea holds on fourth with three points ahead of Tottenham Hotspur.
Referee: Stuart Attwell. Assistants: Daniel Cook, Simon Long. Fourth official: Stephen Martin. VAR: Peter Bankes. Assistant VAR: Simon Beck.
Chelsea vs Arsenal (A) 29 Dec
Southampton vs Crystal Palace(H) 28 Dec