Manchester City didn't take long to get themselves back on winning ways as Pep Guardiola's men picked up all three points on Monday after beating Burnley 2-1.
Despite having to play most of the game with only 10 men as Fernandinho got himself sent off on 32 minutes, City still earned all three points with goals from Gael Clichy and Sergio Aguero, both scored after the break.
Liverpool maintaining their runners up seat in English Premier League standings, following an important win over third place seat, Manchester City on New Year's eve.
It was an important match for both teams, especially they were playing after knowing that league leader, Chelsea won their game 4-2 over Stoke City.
Manchester United might still be sitting sixth in the current English Premier League standings, but that doesn't shut down Zlatan Ibrahimovic's confidence in the Red Devil's chance in competing for the title this season.
It doesn't take long for Liverpool to regain their runners up spot in the English Premier League standings after being taken over by Manchester City on Monday, the next day, Jurgen Klopp's men got that seat back.
Antonio Conte's Chelsea can't seem to stop their winning run as they grabbed their 12th straight league victory after defeating Bournemouth 3-0 in Boxing Day this past Monday.
Playing without their star striker, Diego Costa, who was suspended, didn't seem to bother The Blues too much as they netter three goals on their opponent.
The future of German international midfielder, Julian Draxler finally sees a clear path as he is set to join French side Paris Saint-Germain next January pending medical.
That news was confirmed by the midfielder's current club, Wolfsburg, which confirmed it via their official twitter account, stating their farewell for Draxler.
As we get to the latter part of this year’s EFL competition, there have been a few surprises. This is a very tough league. The Premier league might have some of the biggest teams in England but the Championships have the most ruthless.
The English Premier League has already reached its 20th round last week and things are getting even tighter with the top six teams battling hard for the title. Choosing which team is going to come out on top is proving a serious challenge given the level of competition.
Losing to Liverpool in the new year's eve big game, Manchester City are looking for quick redemption on Monday, January 2 as they battle Burnley.
This early 2017 tie can be another interesting option for football lovers along with betting enthusiast, who are keen on playing some game in the start of new year.
After concluding its group stages round, Champions League are set to enter that important knock out stage in early 2017 and things will surely get more interesting especially with some interesting match ups.
Everton and Liverpool are gearing themselves up for another potential intriguing Merseyside derby next Monday, December 19, 2016 at Goodison Park.
Just like many high profile derby, that match should attract strong attention from football lovers along with betting enthusiasts, who are looking to place some cash.