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Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 19 April 2019

Liverpool extend title lead as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wins big at Old Trafford: Premier League predictions

Leicester City to frustrate Manchester City while Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Chelsea all win on Boxing Day

The Boxing Day schedule of Premier League games marks the half-way stage of the season.

It is a busy day on Wednesday with nine games being played, only Southampton and West Ham United, who face each other on Thursday night, are not in action.

Wednesday's games begin with struggling Fulham at home to Wolverhampton Wanderers at 4.30pm, UAE time.

There are then six matches at 7pm, with leaders Liverpool facing Newcastle United and former manager Rafa Benitez.

Manchester City (at Leicester City) and Tottenham Hotspur (at home to Bournemouth) are also playing at 7pm.

In the late games, there is Arsenal at Brighton and Hove Albion at 9.15pm and Watford playing host to Chelsea at 11.30pm.

Ahead of this round of fixtures, sports editor Graham Caygill has made his predictions and explained his reasoning in the photo gallery above. To move on to the next photo, click on the arrows, or if using a mobile device, simply swipe.

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