Premier League clubs are struggling with a growing number of coronavirus infections. The competition authorities announced the cancellation of the next match. Manchester United will not compete with Brighton on Saturday.
The worst situation in the “Red Devils” team, where the media reported that there were almost ten cases of infection. On Thursday, it was announced that the next meeting of the runners-up in England would be postponed.
On Saturday, Old Trafford was scheduled to face Brighton at home. However, this engagement will take place on a different date. According to official information, today’s tests brought more positive results in the team.
What about other meetings of this queue? For now, the Premier League has confirmed that it wants to play it as scheduled and has no intention of postponing the entire match series.
– Recognizing that many clubs are suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic, the league’s intention is to maintain the current match schedule wherever possible and safe. The health of all concerned is our priority – Napisano.
According to ESPN’s Rob Dawson, the Premier League is also considering a different solution. It is possible to suspend matches in England until January 8, when the third round of the National Cup will take place.
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