2012 Arsenal 7:3 Newcastle
There is a popular cliche , which says that the defenders sleep on this day. And we can't deny that the saying fully applies for the game played between Arsenal and Newcastle seven years ago. This match left fans breathless, with its fantastic football quality, plenty of incredible moments, and most importantly, a big number of goals - ten, which is pretty amazing. Actually, the game didn't start as an unforgettable one. At the half time, the score was 1:1, and nothing promised such an end. The drama was on full swing in the second half, and The Gunners led the score two times, but The Magpies did not give up and came back twice. In the end, Arsenal scored four goals for just 17 minutes, making this match an unforgettable one.
2007 Tottenham 6:4 Reading
Another fantastic game on Boxing Day was the one between Tottenham and Reading in 2007. The host looked distracted and made a significant number of mistakes. Because of that, firstly, it looked like Reading was going to win the game. But then, the Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov scored four goals for Tottenham and made whole England talk about him.
2007 Chelsea 4:4 Aston Villa
2007 was definitely the year of the big games on Boxing Day, and one more goal thriller was played then. This game between Chelsea and Aston Villa had everything: drama, eight goals, three red cards, and a Christmas miracle. Yes, in this game, despite being in terrible shape Andrey Shevchenko from Chelsea scored two goals. And we must admit that the second goal was a real masterpiece!
1996 Newcastle 7:1 Tottenham
In 1996, Newcastle gave a great Christmas present to its fans. The team won, played an incredible game, and scored seven goals against Tottenham's strong selection. Alan Shearer, Rob Lee, Les Ferdinand, and Philippe Albert made the Christmas afternoon terrifying for Spurs fans.
1978 Manchester United 3:5 West Bromwich Albion
In this game, West Bromwich Albion destroyed the football giants Manchester United. At this time, Ron Atkinson was a manager of West Brom. After some time he also led the Red devils. Generally, this was one of the strongest seasons in West Bromwich's history, and they finished third at the end.