Patrick Bamford Records His 10th Premier League Goal Of The Season For Leeds United

A fifth-minute penalty from Patrick Bamford was enough to give Leeds United a 1-0 win over Burnley at Elland Road in the Premier League on Sunday, but Sean Dyche's side were left furious after an Ashley Barnes effort was ruled out.

Bamford, who spent a spell on loan at Burnley earlier in his career, drilled home the early spot kick after referee Robert Jones ruled that Burnley keeper Nick Pope had brought down the Leeds forward. It was the Leeds man's 10th league goal of the season.

Don’t Look Now, But Man City Is Back In The Title Race

Manchester City breezed to a 2-0 home win over Newcastle United thanks to goals in each half from Ilkay Gundogan and Ferran Torres, a result that lifted them to fifth in the Premier League on Saturday.

On a rainy, cold night at the Etihad Stadium, Newcastle boss Steve Bruce started with a five-man backline but there was little his side could do to keep control of City's array of attacking talent.

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This Goal From 60+ Yards Is A Late Christmas Gift Hiding Behind The Tree

Days after beating Premier League side Newcastle in the Carabao Cup quarterfinals, Brentford moved into fourth in the EFL Championship with a 3-2 win over Cardiff City on Saturday. Sergi Canós scored a hat trick for the Bees, but we won’t be showing you any of those goals. No, we’re here to talk about that Will Vaulks Goal from his own half. 

Boom Xhaka Laca (Saka): Arsenal Dunks Chelsea For Rare League Win

For Arsenal fans, it feels like the last time the Gunners won in the Premier League was a couple million years ago. In reality, it was nearly two months ago that Arsenal edged Manchester United. Since then, Mikel Arteta has watched his side lose five and draw two in league play. 

So it’s safe to say not even the most ardent of Arsenal fans expected what happened on Boxing Day.

Aston Villa’s Latest Win More Proof It Can Go From Near-Relegation To Europe In One Season

Aston Villa’s Tyrone Mings was sent off just before halftime with his side nursing a one-goal lead against Crystal Palace. Then Villa really showed how good it is.

Despite playing the entire second half down a man, Aston Villa throttled Crystal Palace 3-0 on Saturday. Remarkably, it was Villa’s fifth 3-0 victory of the season, which begs the question: Can this club actually compete for a spot in Europe?

Man United’s Tremendous Away Winning Streak Ended By Late Own Goal

LEICESTER, England — Leicester City came back twice to end Manchester United's away winning streak in the Premier League with a 2-2 draw at the King Power stadium on Saturday.

A Jamie Vardy shot which deflected off United defender Axel Tuanzebe, five minutes from the end, secured a point for Brendan Rodgers' side after Bruno Fernandes appeared to have secured another victory on the road for United.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side, who had won their last ten away games in the Premier League, stay third on 27 points, a point behind second-placed Leicester.

Atlético Madrid’s Kieran Trippier Suspended 10 Weeks For Violating Betting Rules

Atletico Madrid and England right back Kieran Trippier has been suspended for 10 weeks and fined 70,000 pounds ($94,052.00) following a breach of betting rules, the Football Association said on Wednesday.

Trippier denied seven alleged breaches of FA Rule E8(1)(b), but four were found proven during a personal hearing.

Rule E8(1)(b) states that a participant must not provide to any person, any information relating to football which the participant has obtained by virtue of his or her position within the game and which is not publicly available at that time.

Brentford Is Through To The Carabao Cup Semis, But Is It Good Enough For These Ambitious Bees?

Brentford made club history on Tuesday by beating Newcastle in the League Cup quarterfinals, the fourth Premier League side the Bees have usurped in this year's competition.

The victory marked the first time in club annals that Brentford has reached the semifinals of a major tournament (that classic Johnstone's Paint Trophy run of 2010-11 doesn't count).

With Slaven Bilić Gone, Which EPL Manager Will Be The Next To Face The Axe?

Last week, West Brom fired Slaven Bilić after just seven points in 13 matches to begin the season, making him the first Premier League manager to be relieved of his duties this season. The timing is pretty impressive, considering that five Premier League managers had been fired by this time last season.

This Howler Perfectly Sums Up Arsenal’s Flaccid Season

Let’s face it: Arsenal is not a good soccer team right now. The Gunners will celebrate Christmas in 15th place in the Premier League, four points out of the relegation zone and 11 points behind rivals Chelsea and Tottenham, which are tied for fifth. To make matters worse, the Grinch came early with a pathetic Arsenal howler that perfectly encapsulates how the club is playing right now.