Premier League winners, losers – The busy festive period in the Premier League always produces winners and losers. Even though Chelsea won two of its four matches, things ended on a sour note for Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.
Premier League winners, losers – Mourinho wasn't happy with the referee in a draw against Southampton and felt aggrieved again in Thursday's 5-3 loss at Tottenham.
Premier League winners, losers – Harry Kane scored two goals, won a penalty and added an assist in the victory over Chelsea. His play has lifted Tottenham in recent months.
Premier League winners, losers – Manchester City won three of its four games. Once eight points adrift of Chelsea, the defending league champion is now level with the Blues atop the standings.
Premier League winners, losers – One of the goals of the season came when City's Yaya Toure hit a thunderbolt into the top corner against Sunderland on Thursday.
Premier League winners, losers – The goals of Frank Lampard, middle, have been crucial for Man City this season. The former Chelsea stalwart came off the bench to score the winner against Sunderland.
Premier League winners, losers – Tottenham also won three of four games in the past fortnight. Although Kane shone up top, the play of keeper Hugo Lloris shouldn't be forgotten. He sparkled against Manchester United in a 0-0 draw.
Premier League winners, losers – On the flip side, Everton lost all four of its games, putting manager Roberto Martinez under pressure.
Premier League winners, losers – The fiery Neil Warnock became the first manager to lose his job this season in the Premier League. His Crystal Palace has slumped since late September.
Premier League winners, losers – Liverpool's Steven Gerrard converted two penalties in Thursday's 2-2 draw at Anfield versus Leicester. This was Gerrard's last outing during the Premier League's festive period, since he will be leaving the league at the end of the season.