The English Premier League is well underway and as we approach Christmas things look like they are heating up at the top of the table. Embed from Getty Images
Chelsea seem to be the side to beat as they added to their unbeaten run against rivals, Tottenham Hotspur last Saturday with a 2-1 win.
The 2014/15 Premier League winners have won their previous seven league fixtures and will travel to Man City on Saturday as they aim to add to their 10 wins this season.
Although Chelsea’s form is one of the most impressive in the league, the top spot is all to play for with Liverpool and Man City just one point behind Chelsea.Embed from Getty Images
Spurs would have be down as my Premier League ‘winners’ as they were the only unbeaten side in the league until Victor Moses’ 51st minute strike cancelled that statistic out.
The Lilywhite’s have had the week from hell, after being knocked out of the Champions League prior to their defeat against Antonio Conte’s side.
Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs side have only won one from their previous six league games, their deterioration of form has pushed them down to fifth place, something Tottenham fans have only become too used to in previous years.Embed from Getty Images
Down the other end of the table, current champions, Leicester City haven’t performed in the same manner as last season, but this was to be expected.
Instead the Foxes have stunned Europe by winning their Champions League group with a game in hand.
Fellow Premier League stragglers, Sunderland face another relegation battle, something which is a recurring situation for the Black Cats.
Sunderland don’t have a weak squad with players such as: Jermain Defoe and Patrick van Aanholt alongside the possible future England number one, Jordan Pickford.
However, every year David Moyes’ side are tipped to be relegated having finished just points outside of the relegation zone and are often questioned about their Premier League status.Embed from Getty Images