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Burnley match vs Leicester off as a consequence of COVID; City new circumstances

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Burnley match vs Leicester off due to COVID; City new cases

Burnley’s scarcity of gamers as a consequence of coronavirus circumstances and accidents has led to its Premier League match in opposition to Leicester being postponed.
The league accepted Burnley’s case that it didn’t have sufficient squad members out there ? 13 outfield gamers and one goalkeeper ? for Saturday’s match.
It is the twentieth Premier League sport postponed since Dec. 12 as a consequence of gamers having to isolate. Relegation-threatened Burnley has already performed three video games fewer than last-place Norwich, which is some extent behind in final place.
COVID-19 outbreaks proceed to influence different groups with Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen dominated out of Saturday’s sport at Manchester City whereas isolating.
City additionally has new virus circumstances, although supervisor Pep Guardiola wouldn’t establish what number of or who on Friday.
“We have some new cases but they want privacy, so I cannot tell you,” Guardiola mentioned at a information convention.
The league leaders had been with out 21 folks, together with Guardiola and 7 senior gamers, for final Friday’s 4-1 victory over Swindon in a third-round FA Cup match. Some of them have since examined unfavourable.
“Some people are coming, some people are positive again,” Guardiola mentioned.
“When you tested once, twice negative you come back. Otherwise you stay at home.”