Report reveals only way Tottenham vs Liverpool game will be postponed – Spurs Web
According to The Sun, the Premier League have no plans to postpone Tottenham’s clash against Liverpool, unless either side can field 14 fit players or their training grounds are forced to close.
The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium meeting on Sunday is one of five games scheduled for the weekend, with a new Covid-19 outbreak tearing clubs in the division apart.
This follows the cancellation of three midweek games, including Tottenham’s trip to Leicester and Manchester United’s visit to Brentford.
The worsening situation forced the Premier League to cancel five more matches, including United’s game against Brighton and Norwich’s visit to West Ham.
However, Liverpool are preparing to make the trip to north London to face Spurs while Chelsea expect to face Wolves, with the two title contenders also managing to finish their respective matches midweek.
The Sun report claims league officials want both games to go ahead and postponements will only be considered if one of the two conditions is met.
He explains that a cancellation will be implemented if a team cannot constitute a squad of 14 players for a match day, or if one of the clubs is forced to close its training grounds.
The report also adds that the Premier League is expected to meet with club chiefs on Monday to discuss the possibility of a brief “blackout” to keep the teams on schedule for the festive fixtures.
Spurs web opinion
It seems all the more likely that a circuit breaker will be the way to go if the situation continues to worsen league-wide. However, it is also likely that the league will want to avoid delaying these fixtures and will only postpone games if absolutely necessary.
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