Jose Mourinho's Manchester United will begin the defence of their FA Cup trophy by welcoming Jaap Stam's Reading to Old Trafford in the third round.
Tottenham star Harry Kane celebrated his two-goal showing against Swansea in modest fashion, with a family meal at his favourite Chigwell restaurant. The striker was on target either side of half time.
As we enter the crucial festive period, Sportsmail assesses the strengths and weaknesses of the Premier League title contenders and what happens next.
After Manchester City's Sergio Aguero and Chelsea star David Luiz renewed their rivalry at the weekend, Sportsmail looks at the hot-headed rivalries which have occurred on the football pitch.
KIERAN GILL AT WHITE HART LANE: Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino reminded journalists that English footballers are no angels after Dele Alli appeared to dive to win a penalty vs Swansea.
Harry Kane is confident Tottenham can mount a Premier League title challenge this season — while the striker has also opened up on his spell on the sidelines.
Sportsmail columnist and former Premier League official Graham Poll evaluates the weekend's refereeing performances from across the top flight.
OLIVER TODD AT WHITE HART LANE: No wonder Tottenham value Harry Kane so highly. Chairman Daniel Levy wrestled with his club's strict wage structure to pin his star striker down to a new deal.
KIERAN GILL AT WHITE HART LANE: Harry Kane can earn £120,000 a week with performance-related bonuses and against Swansea, Kane was trying to trigger them. He did just that.
Harry Kane and Christian Benteke netted doubles as Tottenham Hotspur hammered Swansea City 5-0, while Crystal Palace ended a run of six straight losses with a 3-0 victory over Southampton.
With Tottenham having suffered their first Premier League defeat of the season at Chelsea, being out of the Champions League and having won just one game in 10, the manager is taking stock.
When it comes to winning the Premier League, the finest margins can end up defining a title contender's season. Suspension, the right signings or the slightest decision can have a huge impact.