Premier League: Full List of PL Fixtures Postponed due to Covid-19
Due to higher case of Covid-19 in England the premier league games has already started getting postponed. More than five matches on Saturday and Sunday have already been called off, taking the total number of coronavirus cases caused Premier League fixtures this week to only 9 games and rest of the games will be played next week.
Premier League has also been badly hit by the latest wave of pandemic across the whole country. More than 14 matches has been postponed in whole three division of England.
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On Thursday, Liverpool faced Newcastle United in a win but were without Fabinho, Virgil van Dijk and Curtis Jones due to covid-19 cases. while the Chelsea and Everton match was also postponed with Chelsea Manager Thomas Tuchel, Romelu Lukaku, Timo Werner, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Kai Havertz were not available.
Frank said: “We think we should postpone the full round of Premier League games this weekend.
“Covid cases are going through the roof at all Premier League clubs, everyone is dealing with it and having problems.”
He was backed by Newcastle manager Eddie Howe, who said: “I don’t think we want half the games played and half not played.
“I think a decision needs to be made for the benefit of the league to make sure there is integrity through the competition.”
Full list of PL fixtures postponed due to COVID
- Man Utd v Brighton
- Southampton v Brentford
- Watford v Crystal Palace
- West Ham v Norwich
- Everton v Leicester
English FA have decided the only games at Aston Villa, Leeds, Wolves, Newcastle and Spurs are due to go ahead this week. The remainder matches will be played once the FA will clear all the safety measure for fans in stadium.