Situation in a football club is not always rosy and sparkling as any pre-season planning can go all to dust when results doesn't arrive.
When poor results hit a team, managers are being made as victim as they will be replaced and often an interim replacement will be appointed to see things off before the club made any decision next season.
Just as it was predicted by many ahead of this Sunday Premier League fixture, Liverpool eventually getting themselves up into the top of league standings following a massive 6-1 over Watford at Anfield.
Arsenal's ambition to get themselves back into the top of English Premier League standing got stalled as this Sunday, Arsene Wenger's men were held into a 1-1 draw by their arch rival, Tottenham Hotspur.
Manchester United suffered another disappointing result as this midweek they were beaten 2-1 by Fenerbahce in their latest Europa League group fixtures.
That result enraged United's boss, Jose Mourinho, who slams his players attitude in that game, noting that they seem to be taking that tie like a summer friendly.
Borussia Dortmund's ambition to get themselves back on winning ways in Bundesliga got halted again as they were held into a goalless draw in the derby against Schalke.
Staging the tie in front of their home crowd at Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund were eager to get all three points.
Bayern Munich continue to maintain their lead at the top of German Bundesliga standings following a comfortable away win over Augsburg this past weekend.
Carlo Ancelotti's men looking eager to keep their recent positive run going as they put on an aggressive display straight from kick off.
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.