Premier League Boxing Day Predictions: Man United to lose while Chelsea and Arsenal to get easy wins


There isn’t a more celebrated day in Premier League fixture list than all 10 matches on the Boxing Day. It isn’t often that we get so many intriguing fixtures on one day to savor, however, this year’s Boxing Day fixture list is nothing short of exciting and enthralling.

Ahead of the kick-off, we bring you predictions from all the Premier League Boxing Day matches, including a must-win game for Manchester United.

Stoke vs Manchester United: Louis Van Gaal has put his neck on the line by delivering a commanding press conference ahead of the game against Stoke. Now it is up to he players to prove his words right. However, having seen them play in recent weeks, it looks like a difficult and a daunting task.

Stoke have played their out of games against the tougher teams than United this season and that why I am fancying a win for the home side. Predicted result: Stoke 2 Manchester United 1.

Southampton vs Arsenal: Is there any stopping Arsenal at the moment? I don’t think so. Gunners have gone about their task of getting the win in the most efficient of manners. The combination of Mesut Ozil and Olivier Giroud has given Arsenal crucial wins in recent games, and the same could happen against Southampton as well. Predicted result: Southampton 1 Arsenal 3.

Chelsea vs Watford: Guus Hiddink will take charge of his Chelsea for the first time against Watford and having seen them win last week, Dutchman will be hopeful of another impressive performance tonight. Blues will have to be mindful over Odion Ighalo and Troy Deeney as the duo have scored most of Watford’s goal in recent times.

Despite that threat, Chelsea will be expected to win tonight’s game and continue their march towards top half of the table. Predicted result: Chelsea 2 Watford 1.

Liverpool vs Leicester: Jurgen Klopp has done everything to ensure his team plays good football against all the teams, however, The Reds have been very inconsistent in recent times after going on a 3-game run without a win. Next up for Klopp are the league leaders Leicester, who do not know how to lose a game. Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez have been in exceptional form and it could continue against Liverpool as well. Predicted result: Liverpool 1 Leicester 2.

Other Predictions from Premier League Boxing Day fixtures

Manchester City 3 Sunderland 0

Aston Villa 1 West Ham 2

Bournemouth 1 Crystal Palace 1

Newcastle 2 Everton 2

Tottenham 3 Norwich 1

Swansea 2 West Brom 1

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