Full list of Premier League matches affected by COVID-19 outbreaks
Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool won’t have to play two matches in four days, although that’s not at all how they wanted the fixture list changed.
A fresh outbreak of COVID-19 at Leeds United has joined ongoing problems at Watford to cause two Boxing Day postponements in the Premier League.
The winter rise in COVID-19 cases is affecting Premier League matches, a decidedly un-festive start to the holiday season as a surge of coronavirus cases across Europe and around the world threatens people.
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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has called for more vaccinations and recalls, while Brighton boss Graham Potter has expressed concern over the duration of longer games under the weight of the still strong pandemic.
Leicester v Tottenham in Matchweek 17 have been postponed, as have six of the 10 Matchweek 18 games and three of the 10 Matchweek 19 games.
Here is an overview of the current situation regarding postponed matches.
2021-22 Premier League matches set to be rescheduled
sunday december 12
Brighton v Tottenham Hotspur – NBCSN – POSTPONED
tuesday 14 december
Brentford v Manchester United – POSTPONED
Wednesday, December 15
Burnley v Watford – POSTPONED
Thursday, December 16
Leicester City vs Tottenham Hotspur – POSTPONED
saturday 18 december
Manchester United v Brighton – POSTPONED
Aston Villa v Burnley – POSTPONED
Southampton v Brentford – POSTPONED
Watford v Crystal Palace – POSTPONED
West Ham v Norwich City – POSTPONED
Sunday, December 19
Everton v Leicester City – POSTPONED
Sunday December 26 – Boxing Day
Liverpool v Leeds – POSTPONED
Wolves v Watford – POSTPONED
Burnley v Everton – POSTPONED