Ebene News – GB – Tottenham vs Fulham canceled due to Covid-19 outbreak

Tottenham’s Premier League clash against Fulham on Wednesday night was postponed due to a coronavirus outbreak at the west London club

Scott Parker’s side were due to face Tottenham in north London at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, but the game is now the second Premier League game to be called off this week after Manchester City v Everton were postponed on Monday

Fulham has released a number of positive results for Covid-19 after their latest round of testing and had been in talks with the Premier League to see if the match could be played

Parker, meanwhile, missed Fulham’s 0-0 draw against Southampton on Boxing Day as he went into self-isolation after a family member tested positive He was due to return to the bench for his team’s trip to Tottenham

On Wednesday afternoon, Spurs boss Jose Mourinho sarcastically praised the Premier League as Tottenham still awaited a decision on whether their game would go ahead

Mourinho posted on his Instagram account at 216 h 00: Match at 18 h… We still do not know if we are playing Best league in the world ”

A statement from the Premier League read: ‘Fulham has applied to the Premier League board to revamp the game after a significant increase in positive COVID-19 cases, as well as a number players showing symptoms today

“The Premier League Board has consulted their medical advisers and the decision to postpone the game was taken as a precaution and with the health of players and staff as a priority The squad will now be retested immediately

“With a low number of positive tests in the overwhelming majority of clubs, the Premier League continues to have full confidence in its COVID-19 protocols and to be able to continue playing our matches as planned

“The League wishes those with COVID-19 a swift and safe recovery and will revamp postponed Tottenham Hotspur v Fulham game in due course”

In the latest round of testing at Premier League clubs, there were 18 positive results for Covid-19 among players and staff, which is the highest figure since testing began in the part of the Restart project in June

Earlier this week, reports claimed Premier League clubs had initial talks about a possible two-week hiatus following the increased number of cases

West Brom boss Sam Allardyce is in favor of the break, saying he is “very concerned about me and football in general”

But Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wondered how clubs would fit revamped fixtures into their already crowded fixtures

“I don’t see the benefit of having a blackout, whatever the name is,” he said

“We all know this year is so difficult, but I don’t think stopping the games will make a big difference”

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Ebene News – GB – Tottenham vs Fulham canceled due to Covid-19 outbreak

Source: https://metro.co.uk/2020/12/30/tottenham-vs-fulham-called-off-due-to-covid-19-outbreak-13825353/