Premier League leaders Chelsea equal the top-flight record of 13 consecutive wins in a season by beating Stoke in a thriller at Stamford Bridge.
Celtic come from behind to beat Rangers and move 19 points clear at the top of the Scottish Premiership.
World number one Sir Andy Murray ends 2016 with a win over Milos Raonic at the Mubadala World Tennis event in Abu Dhabi.
Man City boss Pep Guardiola says his Liverpool counterpart Jurgen Klopp is the best manager in the world for spectators as he “creates teams to attack the back four”.
Phil Taylor is knocked out of the PDC World Darts Championship, losing 5-3 to Raymond van Barneveld in the quarter-finals.
Ross Barkley heads in a late equaliser for Everton at Hull, whose point is enough to move them off the bottom of the Premier League.