On Boxing Day, Mikel Arteta scored only one instead of the hoped-for three points on his debut as team manager of Arsenal in the English Premier League. In their first game on the sideline of the Gunners, the team did not go beyond a 1-1 (0-1) at Bournemouth AFC, with only six points ahead of relegation place 18, the team led by ex-international Mesut Özil before the derby against Chelsea on Sunday, increasingly directed towards the table cellar.
The premiere for star coach Carlo Ancelotti at Everton went better on Christmas Day. Of the "offensive power" demanded before the game in the 1-0 (0-0) against FC Burnley was little to see, the winning goal by Dominic Calvert-Lewin (80th) gave the ex-Bayern coach important points in the Fighting relegation: Chelsea fails against Hasenhüttl: Chelsea received a 0: 2 (0: 1) against Southampton FC four days after the racist insults against international Antonio Rüdiger. The goals for the team of former Bundesliga coach Ralph Hasenhüttl were scored by Michael Obafemi (31st) and Nathan Redmond (73rd), followed by Tottenham Hotspur who failed to keep up with the Champions League positions. Team manager Jose Mourinho's team, unbeaten as a coach on Boxing Day, beat Brighton & Hove Albion 2-1 (0-1) despite a gap in the break and reduced the blues gap to three points, while Manchester United did a little rehabilitation for the recent loss at taillight FC Watford (0-2) and beat Newcastle United 4-1 (3-1), the Red Devils, for Anthony Martial (24th / 51st), Mason Greenwood (36th) and Marcus Rashford (41.) came in seventh, keeping them in contact with the international places. Aubameyang prevents Arsenal bankruptcy. Hits behind. Ex-Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (64.) prevented Londoners' sixth defeat of the season, who have only won one in the past eleven league games, with star striker Harry Kane (53.) and English international Dele Alli (72. ) The goals. Adam Webster (37.) had previously headed for the guests after a free kick by ex-Ingolstadt Pascal Groß.