Previous
Arsenal
Queens Park Rangers
2
1
FT
Game Details
Chelsea
West Ham United
2
0
FT
Game Details
Burnley
Liverpool
0
1
FT
Game Details
Everton
Stoke City
0
1
FT
Game Details
Manchester United
Newcastle United
3
1
FT
Game Details
Leicester City
Tottenham Hotspur
1
2
FT
Game Details
West Bromwich Albion
Manchester City
1
3
FT
Game Details
Next

Rewind to Boxing Day 1963

Barclays Premier League
Read

Richards facing two months out

Manchester City defender Micah Richards is facing a two month spell on the sidelines after undergoing surgery on a knee injury suffered during Saturday's 1-0 win over Swansea.

• Barry: City were below par

Richards collapsed in an off-the-ball incident during the second half, instantly clutching his knee as his night came to a premature end. Oxygen was administered as the defender was helped off after a lengthy hold-up.

The 24-year-old underwent surgery at a Manchester hospital on Monday afternoon to mend torn knee cartilage that will rule him out of the must-win Champions League clash with Ajax and a league showdown with Tottenham before Christmas.

Indeed, his recovery period is between six and eight weeks which means that he will be targeting a return in the New Year.

Elsewhere, though, there was better news on the injury front as City winger David Silva returned to England after spending a week in Spain having physio on a hamstring injury and right-back Pablo Zabaleta is likely to be available for this Saturday's Premier League encounter against West Ham after recovering from his own hamstring strain.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.