Kane Hat-Trick Sends Spurs Above Arsenal
English Premier League Wrap 23 December 2017
Burnley 0-3 Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham leapfrogged Arsenal into fifth spot after they defeated Burnley 3-0 at Turf Moor on Saturday evening.
Harry Kane was the star on the day as he bagged a hat-trick. He opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the first half, before completing his hat-trick with a brace in the second half.
West Ham United 2-3 Newcastle United
Newcastle United returned to winning ways in the league with 3-2 win over West Ham United at the London Stadium.
Marko Arnautovic opened the scoring for David Moyes' charges in the sixth minute but his strike was cancelled out by Henri Saivet four minutes later.
Mahamed Diame made it 2-1 in the 53rd minute after which Andre Ayew had the opportunity to restore parity but he missed a penalty. Christian Atsu punished the Hammers to make it 3-1 in the hour-mark and Ayew made amends to score in open play 20 minutes before time but the visitors held on to claim crucial three points.
Swansea City 1-1 Crystal Palace
Jordan Ayew scored 13 minutes before time to salvage a 1-1 draw for Swansea City against Crystal Palace at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday evening.
Luka Milivojevic broke the deadlock after an hour before Ayew levelled matters in the 77th minute to a salvage a share of spoils.
Stoke City 3-1 West Bromwich Albion
Stoke City ended their poor run in the league by defeating West Bromwich Albion at the Bet365 Stadium.
Joe Allen drew first blood for the Potters in the 19th minute before Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting doubled the lead in the stroke of halftime.
Salomon Rondon reduced the deficit to 2-1 six minutes after the break but Ramadan Sobhi scored in stoppage time to seal the match.
Brighton and Hove Albion 1-0 Watford
Brighton and Hove Albion moved out of the relegation zone with a 1-0 win over Watford on Saturday evening.
Pascal Grob scored the crucial goal four minutes after the hour to hand Brighton their first home win in three months.
Southampton 1-1 Huddersfield Town
Southampton extended their winless run to six matches in their 1-1 draw with Huddersfield Town on Saturday evening.
Laurent Depoitre scored four minutes after the hour mark to cancel out Charlie Austin's 24th minute opener.