Burnley’s scarcity of gamers because of coronavirus instances and accidents has resulted in its Premier League fit towards Leicester being postponed.
The league authorized Burnley’s case that it didn’t have sufficient squad participants to be had ? 13 outfield gamers and one goalkeeper ? for Saturday’s fit.
It’s the twentieth Premier League sport postponed since Dec. 12 because of gamers having to isolate. Relegation-threatened Burnley has already performed 3 video games fewer than last-place Norwich, which is some degree in the back of in final position.
COVID-19 outbreaks proceed to affect different groups with Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen dominated out of Saturday’s sport at Manchester Town whilst keeping apart.
Town additionally has new virus instances, even though supervisor Pep Guardiola wouldn’t establish what number of or who on Friday.
“We now have some new instances however they would like privateness, so I will not inform you,” Guardiola stated at a information convention.
The league leaders have been with out 21 other folks, together with Guardiola and 7 senior gamers, for final Friday’s 4-1 victory over Swindon in a third-round FA Cup fit. A few of them have since examined destructive.
“Some individuals are coming, some individuals are sure once more,” Guardiola stated.
“Whilst you examined as soon as, two times destructive you return. Another way you keep at house.”