Leeds, Wolves EPL video games off thanks to COVID

Leeds United and Wolverhampton Wanderers have secured Leading League approval for further matches to be postponed thanks to coronavirus outbreaks in squads.

Leeds’ residence sport against Aston Villa on Tuesday has been termed off, owning presently had Sunday’s match at Liverpool postponed.

“The board recognized the postponement application as the club does not have the demanded selection of players obtainable for the match (13 outfield players and 1 goalkeeper),” the Premier League mentioned in a statement.

Wolves also will never now engage in at Arsenal on Tuesday, owning now been prevented from internet hosting Watford on Sunday because of to a lack of Hornets gamers.

The Premier League has now referred to as off 15 matches since of coronavirus concerns in just in excess of a fornight, with gamers possessing to isolate after testing positive or if they are unvaccinated and a shut get hold of of a COVID-19 situation.

But Crystal Palace experienced their ask for turned down for Sunday’s match at Tottenham to be postponed. The league will have regarded as that Palace had ample gamers to fulfill the fixture, which the Eagles went on to lose 3-.

Palace ended up without manager Patrick Vieira who has started out self-isolating for at the very least a week soon after contracting COVID-19.

The video game at Spurs was just one of six Premier League fixtures on the Boxing Working day application. Aston Villa declared Saturday that manager Steven Gerrard experienced examined constructive for the coronavirus so he was absent from 3-1 defeat towards Chelsea.

A few matches were being postponed owing to coronavirus bacterial infections across squads: Burnley at house to Everton, Liverpool from Leeds at Anfield, and Watford at Wolverhampton.

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