December 15, 2018
Manchester City 3–1 Everton
Manchester City – Gabriel Jesus 22’ 50’ Raheem Sterling 69’
Everton – Dominic Calvert-Lewin 65’
Crystal Palace 1–0 Leicester City
Crystal Palace – Luka Milivojevic
Huddersfield Town 0–1 Newcastle United
Newcastle United – Jose Salomon Rondon 55’
Tottenham 1–0 Burnley
Tottenham – Christian Erisken 90+1’
Watford 3–2 Cardiff
Watford – Gerard Deulofeu 16’ Jose Holebas 52’ Quina 68’
Cardiff – Junior Hoilett 80’ Bobby Reid 82’
Wolverhampton 2–0 Bournemouth
Wolverhampton – Raul Jimenez 12’ Ivan Cavalero 90+4’
Fulham 0–2 West Ham
West Ham – Robert Snodgrass 17’ Michail Antonio 29’
December 16, 2018
Brighton 1–2 Chelsea
Brighton – Solly March 66’
Chelsea – Pedro Rodriguez 17’ Eden Hazard 33’
Southampton 3–2 Arsenal
Southampton – Danny Ings 20’ 44’ Charlie Austin 85’
Arsenal – Henrikh Mkhitaryan 28’ 53’
Liverpool 3–1 Manchester United
Liverpool – Sadio Mane 24’ Xherdan Shaqiri 73’ 80
Manchester United – Jesse Lingard 33’
Raheem Sterling as a second-half substitute was quick to restore Manchester City’s 2-goal lead over Everton for his side to bounce back from last weekend’s defeat to Chelsea.
Three matches without a win for Leicester City as Crystal Palace ended a run of consecutive defeats after a 1-0 win at the Selhurst Park. Luka Milivojevic’s strike decided the match.
Salomon Rondon’s goal gets Newcastle three points at Huddersfield.
Burnley avoided dropping into relegation because of Huddersfield failure to win at home against Newcastle United. A late Christian Eriksen goal against Burnley sealed three points at home for Tottenham.
Two goals for Cardiff City in the final the early parts of the final 10 minutes of regulation time made it an interesting ending against Watford.
Quina’s 68th-minute goal for Watford ended up the winning goal for Watford to end a run of 6 winless matches.
Three wins in a row for Wolverhampton after beating Bournemouth.
Fulham gets buried at the bottom of the league standings after a home defeat to a West Ham United side that is currently on a 4-match winning streak.
Southampton snapped Arsenal unbeaten run to end it at 22 matches.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored a goal on two occasions to bring Arsenal on level terms but Charlie Austin’s 85th-minute goal was enough to end Southampton’s winless run of 14 matches.
Chelsea gets an away win at Brighton to open a three-point gap between the top four and the rest of the league.
Xherdan Shaqiri came into the game in the final 20 minutes and scored the deciding goals for Liverpool to stay at the top of the league table after beating Manchester United.
Manchester United is not 19 points from the top and 11 points from a Champions League qualifying position.