Match of the Day Season 2016
S2016 E01Aug 7, 2016
7th August 2016 - Community Shield Aug 7, 2016 Highlights from the 2016 Community Shield between Premier League champions Leicester City and FA Cup winners Manchester United.
S2016 E02Aug 13, 2016
MOTD - 13th August 2016 Aug 13, 2016 Highlights of Saturday's seven Premier League matches as the 2016-17 season gets underway. Last season, host Gary Lineker promised to present the show in his underwear if Leicester won the title - and with the Foxes going on to claim a shock win, will he stick to that promise?Leicester begin their campaign away to newly promoted Hull City, while all eyes will be on new Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, whose first league game in English football comes against Sunderland. Ronald Koeman makes his debut as Everton boss as Tottenham travel to Goodison Park, while Burnley take on Swansea City, Crystal Palace meet West Brom, Middlesbrough host Stoke and Southampton face Watford.
S2016 E03Aug 20, 2016
MOTD - 20th August 2016 Aug 20, 2016 Gary Lineker introduces highlights of the second round of Premier League matches, including Leicester City against Arsenal - a game which pits last season's champions against the runners-up.Watford entertain Chelsea at Vicarage Road, with both teams boasting new Italian managers. Former Napoli and Inter boss Walter Mazzarri took charge of the Hornets this summer, while ex-Juventus and Italy coach Antonio Conte was appointed manager of the Blues.Elsewhere, Stoke City play Manchester City, Burnley host Liverpool, Tottenham meet Crystal Palace and West Brom face Everton.There is also a chance to see the best of the action from the Friday night game between Manchester United and Southampton.
S2016 E04Aug 27, 2016
MOTD - 27th August 2016 Aug 27, 2016 Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's eight Premier League matches, which include Tottenham's meeting with Liverpool. Spurs went into the game looking to end a seven-match winless run against the Reds, with last season's games both ending in draws.Elsewhere, Antonio Conte's Chelsea host Burnley, Watford play Arsenal, Hull entertain Manchester United, Leicester take on Swansea, Everton face Stoke, Crystal Palace meet Bournemouth and Sunderland visit Southampton.
S2016 E05Sep 10, 2016
MOTD - 10th September 2016 Sep 10, 2016 Gary Lineker introduces highlights of today's eight Premier League games, including the eagerly anticipated derby between Manchester United and Manchester City.This will be the first Premier League match between United boss Jose Mourinho and City manager Pep Guardiola. The pair were bitter rivals during their time together in Spanish football as coaches of Real Madrid and Barcelona respectively. And with both United and City expected to be amongst the title challengers this season, there's plenty at stake as the sides meet at Old Trafford.Champions Leicester face a testing trip to Liverpool, while last season's runners-up Arsenal take on a Southampton side that finished sixth in May.Elsewhere, Bournemouth host West Brom, Burnley meet Hull, Middlesbrough play Crystal Palace, Stoke clash with Tottenham and West Ham face Watford.
S2016 E06Sep 17, 2016
MOTD - 17th September 2016 Sep 17, 2016 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from Saturday's five Premier League fixtures, as well as Friday night's encounter between Chelsea and Liverpool.Saturday's games included champions Leicester at home to Burnley, Hull against Arsenal, Manchester City facing Bournemouth, West Ham away to West Brom and Middlesbrough travelling to Everton.
S2016 E07Sep 24, 2016
MOTD - 24th September 2016 Sep 24, 2016 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from Saturday's eight Premier League games, including the clash between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates. The Blues won both of their Premier League games against the Gunners last season and are unbeaten against Arsene Wenger's side in the top flight since 2011.For the lunchtime kick-off, champions Leicester City travel to Manchester United in a repeat of this season's Community Shield, which United won 2-1. Elsewhere, Liverpool host Hull, Bournemouth meet Everton, Middlesbrough play Tottenham, Stoke take on West Brom, Crystal Palace visit Sunderland and Manchester City make the trip to Swansea.
S2016 E08Oct 1, 2016
MOTD - 1st October 2016 Oct 1, 2016 Gary Lineker introduces highlights of the day's five Premier League games, including the clash between Hull and Chelsea. The Blues have started well under new manager Antonio Conte and will be keen to see off a Tigers side who have never beaten Chelsea in the Premier League. The day's lunchtime kick-off sees Swansea welcome Liverpool to South Wales while Middlesbrough travel to the London Stadium to take on West Ham. Elsewhere, Sunderland entertain West Brom and Bournemouth travel to Watford.
S2016 E09Oct 15, 2016
MOTD - 15th October 2016 Oct 15, 2016 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from Saturday's Premier League matches. Manchester City faced Everton with both teams looking to build on positive starts to the season. Stamford Bridge saw a clash between Chelsea and Leicester City, the last two teams to win the Premier League title.Stoke and Sunderland have both made sluggish starts to the season, which made their fixture at the Britannia Stadium even more important. Tottenham travelled to West Brom, while Swansea made the journey down the M4 to Arsenal. Plus an east London derby between Crystal Palace and West Ham, while Bournemouth hosted Hull.
S2016 E10Oct 22, 2016
MOTD - 22nd October 2016 Oct 22, 2016 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from a busy day of Premier League action. Tottenham are looking to build on their positive start to the season as they make the trip to Bournemouth in the day's early kick-off. Title hopefuls Arsenal host newly promoted Middlesbrough, while Liverpool are at home to West Brom in the day's late game. West Ham host fellow strugglers Sunderland and champions Leicester take on Crystal Palace. There is also a meeting between Burnley and Everton at Turf Moor, while Hull face Stoke and Swansea take on Watford.Danny Murphy and Mark Schwarzer join Gary in the studio.
S2016 E11Oct 29, 2016
MOTD - 29th October 2016 Oct 29, 2016 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the Premier League, including Tottenham v Leicester City, West Brom v Manchester City, Crystal Palace v Liverpool, Manchester United v Burnley and, in the early kick-off, Sunderland v Arsenal.
S2016 E12Nov 5, 2016
MOTD - 5th November 2016 Nov 5, 2016 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from Saturday's five matches in the Premier League. Pep Guardiola's Manchester City side welcome Middlesbrough to the Etihad Stadium. City started the season in superb form and Aitor Karanka's team face an uphill task. However, Boro pulled off a famous 2-0 victory the last time they played at the Etihad Stadium in an FA Cup fourth-round tie in January 2015.West Ham, who have endured a very testing start to life to at their new London Stadium welcome another struggling side, Stoke. Elsewhere, Bournemouth take on Sunderland, Burnley play Crystal Palace and Chelsea face Everton in the late kick-off.
S2016 E13Nov 19, 2016
MOTD - 19th November 2016 Nov 19, 2016 Gary Lineker presents highlights from Saturday's eight Premier League games, including Manchester United v Arsenal, Sunderland v Hull, Crystal Palace v Manchester City, Everton v Swansea, Southampton v Liverpool, Stoke v Bournemouth, Watford v Leicester and Tottenham v West Ham.
S2016 E14Nov 26, 2016
MOTD - 26th November 2016 Nov 26, 2016 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the day's six Premier League fixtures, including the London derby between Chelsea and Tottenham. Spurs were seeking a first win at Stamford Bridge since 1990, having surrendered a two-goal lead - and their title challenge - in their previous visit last May.Other games include Leicester v Middlesbrough, Liverpool v Sunderland, Burnley v Manchester City, Hull v West Brom and Swansea v Crystal Palace.
S2016 E15Dec 3, 2016
MOTD - 3rd December 2016 Dec 3, 2016 Gary Lineker presents highlights of the latest Premier League games, including Manchester City v Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium and West Ham United v Arsenal at the Olympic Stadium. Both City and Chelsea were emerging as front-runners in the title race this season, and each will have been keen to come away from this clash with a positive result to consolidate their positions in the upper reaches of the table.
S2016 E16Dec 10, 2016
MOTD - 10th December 2016 Dec 10, 2016 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the day's six Premier League fixtures, including Leicester's meeting with Manchester City, who they haven't beaten at home in the top flight since 1987.Arsenal, meanwhile, will be looking to maintain their performance against Stoke having never dropped a Premier League point at home to the Potters. Elsewhere, Everton face a trip to Watford, Swansea are at home to Sunderland, Hull take on Crystal Palace and Burnley welcome Bournemouth to Turf Moor.
S2016 E17Dec 14, 2016
MOTD - 14th December 2016 Dec 14, 2016 Dan Walker introduces highlights from the day's Premier League matches. Crystal Palace will look to claim their first ever Premier League victory over Manchester United as they host Jose Mourinho's side at Selhurst Park.Other games include Middlesbrough v Liverpool, Manchester City v Watford, Tottenham v Hull, West Ham v Burnley, Stoke v Southampton and West Brom v Swansea. There is also a chance to see the best action from Tuesday's two games - Bournemouth v Leicester and Everton v Arsenal.
S2016 E18Dec 17, 2016
MOTD - 17th December 2016 Dec 17, 2016 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the day's six Premier League fixtures - Crystal Palace v Chelsea, West Brom v Manchester United, Stoke v Leicester, Middlesbrough v Swansea, Sunderland v Watford and West Ham v Hull.
S2016 E19Dec 26, 2016
MOTD - 26th December 2016 Dec 26, 2016 Gary Lineker introduces highlights of Boxing Day's eight Premier League matches, including the clash between Manchester United and Sunderland, which sees Sunderland boss David Moyes return to Old Trafford for the first time since being sacked as United manager in 2014.Other games are Chelsea v Bournemouth, Hull v Manchester City, Watford v Crystal Palace, Arsenal v West Brom, Burnley v Middlesbrough, Leicester v Everton and Swansea v West Ham.
S2016 E20Dec 31, 2016
MOTD - 31st December 2016 Dec 31, 2016 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the day's seven Premier League matches, including Liverpool's eagerly-anticipated clash with Manchester City.The festive period is always crucial in the title race and the pair of contenders from the north west will be desperate to claim the three points at Anfield. The Reds won last year's encounter 3-0, just days after losing the League Cup final against the same opponents.Elsewhere, champions Leicester host West Ham, Manchester United welcome Middlesbrough to Old Trafford, Stoke travel to Chelsea, Burnley clash with Sunderland at Turf Moor, West Brom take on Southampton at St Mary's and Swansea face Bournemouth.
S2016 E21Jan 2, 2017
MOTD - 2nd January 2017 Jan 2, 2017 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the day's six Premier League fixtures, including Manchester City v Burnley, Sunderland v Liverpool, Middlesbrough v Leicester, West Ham v Manchester United, Everton v Southampton and West Brom v Hull.
S2016 E22Jan 7, 2017
MOTD - 7th January 2017 FA Cup Jan 7, 2017 Highlights from the day's FA Cup ties. It is the third round of the world's oldest and most famous domestic cup competition. Non-league Barrow hosted League One side Rochdale and were hoping to repeat their giant-killing exploits of the second round, when they put out Bristol Rovers. Manchester United hosted Reading, who are now managed by former Red Devils centre-half Jaap Stam. Leicester had an all-Premier League clash against Everton, while non-league Sutton faced neighbours AFC Wimbledon.
S2016 E23Jan 14, 2017
MOTD - 14th January 2017 Jan 14, 2017 Gabby Logan presents highlights of a busy day in the Premier League, with eight games on offer as Champions League hopefuls Tottenham aim for three points against West Brom. Hull, Sunderland and West Ham all look to take advantage of home ties, while Chelsea's bid for a second Premier League title in three seasons continues at current champions Leicester.
S2016 E24Jan 21, 2017
MOTD - 21st January 2017 Jan 21, 2017 Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's seven Premier League fixtures, including Tottenham's trip to Manchester City. Spurs attempt to complete the league double over their fellow title challengers at the Etihad Stadium.Stoke earned a draw at Old Trafford earlier in the season and hope to take more points off Manchester United. High-flying Liverpool are at home to struggling Swansea in the day's early kick-off, Crystal Palace host Everton, West Brom take on Sunderland, West Ham are away to Middlesbrough and Bournemouth face Watford.
S2016 E25Jan 28, 2017
MOTD - 28th January 2017 FA Cup Jan 28, 2017 Gabby Logan introduces highlights from the day's FA Cup fourth-round ties.
S2016 E26Jan 31, 2017
MOTD - 31st January 2017 Jan 31, 2017 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the midweek Premier League matches, including Liverpool v Chelsea, Arsenal v Watford, Bournemouth v Crystal Palace, Burnley v Leicester, Middlesbrough v West Brom, Sunderland v Tottenham and Swansea v Southampton.
S2016 E27Feb 4, 2017
MOTD - 4th February 2017 Feb 4, 2017 Gary Lineker introduces highlights of Saturday's eight Premier League matches, including the game between title rivals Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge, while Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce faces former side Sunderland in a game of huge significance in the relegation battle.Other matches include Tottenham v Middlesbrough, Everton v Bournemouth, Hull v Liverpool, Southampton v West Ham, Watford v Burnley and West Brom v Stoke.
S2016 E28Feb 11, 2017
MOTD - 11th February 2017 Feb 11, 2017 Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's Premier League fixtures, including the match between Liverpool and Tottenham at Anfield, which could have a major impact on the title race. Other games included Arsenal v Hull, Manchester United v Watford, Stoke v Crystal Palace, Middlesbrough v Everton, Sunderland v Southampton and West Ham v West Brom.
S2016 E29Feb 18, 2017
MOTD - 18th February 2017 FA Cup Feb 18, 2017 Highlights from the day's FA Cup fifth-round games.
S2016 E30Feb 25, 2017
MOTD - 25th February 2017 Feb 25, 2017 Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's Premier League fixtures, including Chelsea v Swansea, Crystal Palace v Middlesbrough, Hull City v Burnley, Everton v Sunderland, West Brom v Bournemouth and Watford v West Ham.
S2016 E31Mar 4, 2017
MOTD - 4th March 2017 Mar 4, 2017 Gary Lineker presents highlights from the day's seven Premier League fixtures, including Leicester v Hull, Liverpool v Arsenal, Swansea v Burnley, West Brom v Crystal Palace, Manchester United v Bournemouth, Stoke v Middlesbrough and Watford v Southampton.
S2016 E32Mar 11, 2017
MOTD - 11th March 2017 Mar 11, 2017 Highlights from the Premier League, including Hull v Swansea, Bournemouth v West Ham, Everton v West Brom and Manchester City v Stoke.
S2016 E33Mar 11, 2017
MOTD - 11th March 2017 FA Cup Mar 11, 2017 Highlights from the FA Cup quarter-finals, including Middlesbrough v Manchester City and Arsenal v Lincoln City.
S2016 E34Mar 18, 2017
MOTD - 18th March 2017 Mar 18, 2017 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from Saturday's seven Premier League fixtures. Arsenal face a trip to West Brom in the day's early kick-off and the Gunners are desperate to avoid defeat at the Hawthorns for a second successive year. Title favourites Chelsea travel to Stoke, where they have lost on two of their last three league visits. Elsewhere, Everton host Hull, reigning Premier League champions Leicester are away to West Ham, Sunderland take on Burnley at the Stadium of Light, Bournemouth are at home to Swansea and Crystal Palace face Watford.
S2016 E35Apr 1, 2017
MOTD - 1st April 2017 Apr 1, 2017 Gary Lineker introduces highlights of the day's eight Premier League matches, including the Merseyside derby between Liverpool and Everton. Other games include Chelsea v Crystal Palace, Burnley v Tottenham, Leicester v Stoke, Manchester United v West Brom, Hull v West Ham, Watford v Sunderland and Southampton v Bournemouth.
S2016 E36Apr 5, 2017
MOTD - 5th April 2017 Apr 5, 2017 Dan Walker presents midweek Premier League highlights, including Chelsea v Manchester City, Liverpool v Bournemouth, Arsenal v West Ham and Hull City v Middlesbrough.
S2016 E37Apr 8, 2017
MOTD - 8th April 2017 Apr 8, 2017 Gary Lineker introduces Premier League highlights, including Bournemouth v Chelsea, Tottenham v Watford, Manchester City v Hull, Middlesbrough v Burnley, Stoke v Liverpool, West Brom v Southampton and West Ham v Swansea.
S2016 E38Apr 15, 2017
MOTD - 15th April 2017 Apr 15, 2017 Gary Lineker introduces Premier League highlights, including the match between Southampton and Manchester City. Pep Guardiola visits St Mary's for the first time as his side look to cement a place in the top four. Claude Puel's team are looking to impress like they did in the reverse fixture - a 1-1 draw at the Etihad in October. Elsewhere, Tottenham host Bournemouth and Crystal Palace play Leicester.
S2016 E39Apr 22, 2017
MOTD - 22nd April 2017 Apr 22, 2017 Dan Walker presents highlights of the latest Premier League matches, including West Ham United v Everton at the Olympic Stadium and Bournemouth v Middlesbrough at the Vitality Stadium. The Hammers were looking to avoid being drawn further into the battle to avoid relegation, while Boro were aiming to move a step closer to an unlikely survival.
S2016 E40Apr 29, 2017
MOTD - 29th April 2017 Apr 29, 2017 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the day's five Premier League fixtures. A resurgent Leicester travel to West Brom looking to claim a third successive win at the Hawthorns after coming from behind to win their previous two visits 3-2.Crystal Palace host Burnley in the day's late kick-off, hoping to avenge their injury-time defeat to the Clarets in November when they lost a five-goal thriller.Elsewhere, Stoke take on West Ham, Sunderland host Bournemouth and Southampton face Hull.
S2016 E41May 6, 2017
MOTD - 6th May 2017 May 6, 2017 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the day's Premier League matches. After today, just two weekends of the season remain so is plenty of tension surrounding the fixtures.Games include Manchester City hosting Crystal Palace, while Everton travel to Swansea. There is also a bottom-of-the-table clash between Hull and Sunderland, and last season's champions Leicester host Watford.
S2016 E42May 8, 2017
MOTD - 8th May 2017 May 8, 2017 Highlights from the Premier League clash between Chelsea and Middlesbrough at Stamford Bridge.
S2016 E43May 13, 2017
MOTD - 13th May 2017 May 13, 2017 Gary Lineker introduces highlights from the latest round of Premier League fixtures, including the Friday night games between West Brom and Chelsea, and Everton and Watford.Saturday's matches featured Manchester City v Leicester, Stoke v Arsenal, Sunderland v Swansea City, Bournemouth v Burnley and Middlesbrough v Southampton.
S2016 E44May 15, 2017
MOTD - 15th May 2017 May 15, 2017 Highlights from Chelsea v Watford in the Premier League.
S2016 E45May 21, 2017
MOTD - 21st May 2017 May 21, 2017 Gary Lineker presents highlights of the ten final fixtures of the Premier League season.Featuring Arsenal v Everton, Hull v Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United v Crystal Palace, Chelsea v Sunderland, Manchester City v Watford, Burnley v West Ham, Leicester v Bournemouth, Liverpool v Middlesbrough, Southampton v Stoke and Swansea v West Brom.
S2016 E46May 27, 2017
MOTD - 27th May 2017 FA Cup May 27, 2017 Comprehensive highlights and analysis of the FA Cup final at Wembley between Arsenal and Chelsea. It's a competition that the two London rivals have enjoyed great success in so far this millennium, having both lifted the cup five times apiece. The Gunners are appearing in the final for a record 20th time and aiming to win it for the third time since 2014, while Chelsea's last triumph in 2012 was their fourth in six years.