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Premier League: Another match suspended due to Covid-19 outbreak

Premier League: Another match suspended due to Covid-19 outbreak

The English Premier League suspended the game that Leicester was to play against Tottenham on Thursday by cases of coronavirus in the local club and the date of next weekend is in doubt.

Is the fourth game of the last week to be postponed by the Premier due to the outbreak of cases of the Omicron variant of Covid in the UK.

Leicester was going to receive from 16.30 to Tottenham, who also had several cases -among them the Argentine Cristian Romero-, but the authorities announced the postponement at the request of the local team. Hours later, it was confirmed the postponement of the match between Manchester United against Brighton that on Saturday at 9.30 in Argentina the date 18 was going to open.

“The player and staff health is our priority. Given the number of players and support staff who had to isolate themselves due to Covid-19, the club had no choice but to request the reorganization of the match, “Manchester said in a statement.

They are still scheduled Chelsea-Everton, at 4:45 p.m. from Argentina, and Liverpool-Newcastle, at 5:00 p.m.

The Wednesday Burnley-Watford was suspended and the last date Brighton-Tottenham and also Brentford-Manchester United were postponed.

Precisely, the Brentford’s coach, Thomas Frank, claimed this Thursday the suspension of date 18 that will begin next Saturday by the outbreak of cases. “Cases are skyrocketing in all Premier League clubs. Everyone is suffering from this problem, “said Frank. at a press conference.

Meanwhile, the Premier League confirmed that from the next day the health pass will be necessary to enter the stadiums. People over 18 years old must prove in a registry that will organize each club that have the double dose of the vaccine against coronavirus.

Those who were not inoculated they will have to present a negative PCR test to enter the stadium.


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