As Chelsea struggled to find an attacking flow at Villa Park in an eventual 3-1 win on Boxing Day, it felt as if the Blues didn't have a striker on the pitch from the opening whistle. That's because they didn't. Christian Pulisic, deployed as the center forward in a 3-5-1 formation by Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel, was utterly invisible through his 45 minutes on the pitch up front.
Manchester City look to be romping to another Premier League title, but Liverpool are clinging onto hope after winning on Sunday.
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