Soccer: Top Matches to watch on Boxing Day

Boxing Day

The day after Christmas is dull for some of us who have to get back to work. Here are top three big games to chill you out afterwards:

Arsenal vs. West Brom

Time: 3 p.m. GMT/10 a.m. ET

Where to Watch: NBC Sports (U.S.)

Exactly when it looked like Arsenal would at last mount an appropriate title challenge, they seem to have bungled it once more. Two defeats against Everton and Manchester City have left Arsene Wenger’s men nine points off leaders Chelsea. With Santi Cazorla out till February, and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain additionally far fetched, the onus will be on star men Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil to enforce the Arsenal assault that has looked limited as of late. Ozil will be under pressure, with the German singled out for his poor shows against Everton and Man City.

Chelsea vs. Bournemouth

Time: 3 p.m. GMT/10 a.m. ET

Where to Watch: NBC Sports Live (USA)

35 goals, 14 wins, a draw and two losses in 17 matches — is there anything that can stop Antonio Conte’s Chelsea? The Blues have a comfortable six-point lead between themselves and second-placed Liverpool going into the heavy festive period and are probably going to secure maximum points against Bournemouth at the Bridge. With the least congestive fixture list. The stage is set for Conte’s men to steamroll through the festive period. They are likewise liable to have an eye on the record for the longest winning streak in the Premier League. The main concern will be Eden Hazard, who is far fetched with a knee damage.

Manchester United vs. Sunderland

Time: 3 p.m. GMT/10 a.m. ET

Where to Watch: NBC Sports (U.S.)

Given the season it is gladdening to witness David Moyes get a warm gathering of Manchester United fans on his first come back to Old Trafford since his sacking two years prior. This is similarly as goodwill can stretch out, obviously as on the field the supporters just wish to see Sunderland beaten to make it four back to back Premier League triumphs for José Mourinho’s side.

       Red, Manchester United v Blue, Sunderland (Image courtesy: the guardian)

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