From a goalless draw at Anfield to Mudryk’s miss, we hand out honors (and dishonors) from the Premier League weekend

Christmas is upon us. The goose is getting fat. The latest round of Premier League fixtures was a testament to competence. Everything (Manchester City apart) went as conventional wisdom said it should based on form and results. There was no real VAR controversy of note. Mikel Arteta was booked on the touchline. What next, snow on Christmas Day?

The obvious exception was the abandonment of Bournemouth versus Luton Town, after Luton captain Tom Lockyer suffered a cardiac arrest. Lockyer remains in hospital at the time of writing.

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