Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud scored an amazing and beautiful goal for the Gunners at Ashburton Grove. Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool defeated Manchester City. Zlatan Ibrahimovic was fuming as his stunning goal was disallowed.
BURNLEY 4, SUNDERLAND 1
Andre Gray scored a hat-trick as his Burnley celebrated New Year’s Eve by crushing David Moyes’ Sunderland at Turf Moor.
CHELSEA 4, STOKE CITY 2
Strong comeback by the current league leaders Chelsea to defeat Stoke City at Stamford Bridge, where Cesc Fabregas made two assists.
LEICESTER CITY 1, WEST HAM UNITED 0
Claudio Ranieri’s and the defending English champions Leicester City ended a fantastic 2016 with a narrow win over Slaven Bilic’s West Ham United.
MANCHESTER UNITED 2, MIDDLESBROUGH 1
Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic frustrated as he had an amazing goal disallowed. Nevertheless, the Swede made an assist as Manchester United defeated Aitor Karanka’s Middlesbrough at Old Trafford.
SOUTHAMPTON 1, WEST BROMWICH ALBION 2
The Welsh international Hal Robson-Kanu made his first start for West Bromwich Albion and scored the winning goal as Tony Pulis’ side came back from one-nil down to win the match with two-one.
SWANSEA CITY 0, AFC BOURNEMOUTH 3
Former Arsenal man Benik Afobe scored as AFC Bournemouth demolished a troubled Swansea City at Stadium of Liberty.
LIVERPOOL 1, MANCHESTER CITY 0
Jürgen Klopp’s side narrowly defeated Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City after a goal by Georginio Wijnaldum at Anfield, keeping in touch with current league leader Chelsea.
WATFORD 1, TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 4
Harry Kane stars with two goals when Tottenham Hotspur defeated Watford. Harry Kane has scored 59 goals in his first 100 matches in the English Premier League, equalling that record set by the former Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.
ARSENAL 2, CRYSTAL PALACE 0
French international Olivier Giroud scored an amazing back-heel goal, which is much better than Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s goal scored for Manchester United, as Arsenal defeated Crystal Palace at home.