New Year’s Day in the Premier League…01/01/2019

Goodison Park hosted the opening Premier League fixture of 2019 when Everton went down to a one nil defeat by visitors Leicester City at 12.30pm on Tuesday afternoon. Seamus Coleman was dropped to the substitute bench where he remained throughout a dismal affair. Later in the afternoon, Cyrus Christie and his Fulham colleagues made the short journey to face Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium where they suffered a four one defeat with Christie substituted on fifty six minutes. The Premier League programme for the day was wrapped up with the 5.30pm meeting of Cardiff City and visitors Tottenham Hotspur with Harry Arter and Greg Cunningham starting for the ‘Bluebirds’ who went down to a comprehensive three nil defeat.