Given the day that’s in it, we’ve decided to look back on all the sides from the past ten years that have been top of the Premier League on Christmas Day.
This is a defining time of year in any top flight campaign, with it being one of the busiest spells in the English footballing calendar while also a clear point for sides to take stock of where they’re at.
For those who top the table at this point in the campaign a heavy weight of expectation falls on their shoulders with the fans and media anticipating this is where they’ll finish come the end of the season, particularly in Manchester City’s case this year given the record-breaking gap between them and Manchester United, while at the opposite end the drop is likely to be a constant cause of worry right up until May.
13 – Man City will be 13 points clear of Man Utd on Christmas Day – the biggest points gap between first and second place on Dec 25th in English top-flight history. Chasm. pic.twitter.com/oqyg4GEslp
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) December 23, 2017
Here we’ve decided to test your memory of previous Christmas Days and see how well you remember the teams that have topped the table at this point for the last ten seasons.
You’ve got one minute. Go!