SportsTalk December 18th: In the 17th round of the Premier League, Liverpool drew with Manchester United and dropped to second place, sharing 38 points with Villa.
Liverpool and Villa are only 1 point behind Arsenal at the top of the list. In the next round, Liverpool will face Arsenal at home, while Villa will play at home. Against last place Sheffield United.
If Liverpool draws with Arsenal and Villa beats Sheffield United, Villa will become the second African team in the past 20 seasons. The other big6 Christmas champion is Leicester City in the 2015/16 season. Leicester City finally won the championship that year.