With the Premier League games coming thick and fast during the festive season, it's no surprise to see that defences are starting to slacken as the mental pressure takes its toll.
The result is that today's crop of EPL games were goal-laden and enthralling. A fascinating early kickoff between Sunderland and Tottenham was followed by Manchester City attempting to beat Norwich in order to get closer to Manchester United, who were in action themselves at home to West Brom.
At the bottom of the table, Southampton were testing themselves against the Premier League's meanest defence, while Reading and Aston Villa both had opportunities at home to gain a vital three points.
Read on to find out what happened...