Burnley vs Leicester postponed by Premier League resulting from Covid instances and accidents in Clarets squad



Burnley’s Premier League match towards Leicester on Saturday has been postponed.

It’s the fourth Burnley match this season to be postponed resulting from Covid-19 however the first time the request has come from the Turf Moor membership. The relegation-threatened Clarets additionally had one other fixture, towards Tottenham, postponed at quick discover resulting from heavy snow.

A league assertion stated: “The Premier League Board accepted Burnley’s software because the membership doesn’t have the required variety of gamers accessible for the match (13 outfield gamers and one goalkeeper), resulting from COVID-19 instances
and accidents.”

Burnley noticed three consecutive matches – towards Watford, Aston Villa and Everton – postponed final month resulting from Covid-19 instances inside the opposition camps.

The re-arranged match towards Watford is scheduled to happen on Tuesday, although should now be doubtful.

Burnley have been with out seven gamers resulting from Covid-19 throughout final weekend’s 2-1 FA Cup loss to Championship aspect Huddersfield, a match that was additionally missed by supervisor Sean Dyche, and have since seen Chris Wooden be part of Newcastle.

Which Premier League video games have been known as off?

Brighton vs Tottenham – Sunday December 12

Brentford vs Man Utd – Tuesday December 14 (now January 19, 8pm)

Burnley vs Watford – Wednesday December 15 (now January 18, 7.30pm)

Leicester vs Tottenham – Thursday December 16 (now January 19, 7.30pm)

Man Utd vs Brighton – Saturday December 18

Southampton vs Brentford – Saturday December 18 (now January 11, 7.45pm)

Watford vs Crystal Palace – Saturday December 18

West Ham vs Norwich – Saturday December 18 (now January 12, 7.45pm)

Aston Villa vs Burnley – Saturday December 18

Everton vs Leicester – Sunday December 19 (now January 11, 8pm)

Liverpool vs Leeds – Sunday December 26

Wolves vs Watford Sunday December 26

Burnley vs Everton Sunday December 26

Leeds vs Aston Villa – Tuesday December 28

Arsenal vs Wolves – Tuesday December 28

Everton vs Newcastle – Thursday December 30

Leicester vs Norwich – Saturday January 1

Southampton vs Newcastle – Sunday January 2

Burnley vs Leicester – Saturday January 15



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