Liverpool keeping their runners up spot after grabbing an important win over their arch rival, Everton in the intriguing Merseyside derby this past Monday.
Jurgen Klopp's men had Sadio Mane to thank for as it was his late goal that gave the Reds all three points from a very tight encounter which seemingly set for a draw before that winner.
Getting into the end on 2016, Chelsea looking more comfortable at the top of English Premier League as Antonio Conte's men can't seem to stop their winning run.
The Blues picked up their 11th straight league victory this weekend as they defeated struggling Crystal Palace 1-0 at Selhust Park, thanks to a goal from Diego Costa.
Everton got themselves a positive result ahead of their upcoming Merseyside derby against Liverpool as this midweek they defeated Arsenal.
The Toffees had to come back from a goal down before eventually getting all three points with goals from Seamus Coleman and Ashley Williams, while Alexis Sanchez was the scorer for Gunners.
An interesting statement was shouted by Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho, who admitted that he is indeed expecting more from Wayne Rooney.
Albeit continuously defending the England skipper after Rooney's disappointing start into the season, Mourinho was not shy on stating that he do expect to see more goals from United captain so far this season.
The tragedy involving Brazilian club, Chapecoense have struck almost every part of football (soccer) world as it's a very sad story which attracted attention from all part of the world from England based media, Italy journalist, Spanish reporters, Asian press and possibly even South African soccer news.
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Manchester United have steadily progressed under Jose Mourinho after a stuttering start to the season. Since their 4-0 defeat to Chelsea in October, they have gone 13 games undefeated and are on course to break into the top four.
Following their FA Cup victory, Manchester City are keen on getting all three points on their midweek Premier League clash against West Ham United.
Knowing that both teams are in dire needs of maximum points, this tie should be an interesting option for viewers along with betting lovers who are keen on placing their cash this midweek.
The sport of football has never been more popular, however it is the power and wealth of the game that has really developed over the last decade, with the Premier League in particular being transformed into a multi-billion-pound industry.