Manchester City and Everton clash in the upcoming round of the English Premier League will be postponed.
The English Premier League authority team has declared that they will force the next match-up between Manchester City and Everton to be postponed due to the effect of COVID-19. Several positive cases have been found between the staff and players of two teams.
Manchester City already reported four new cases of COVID-19 on the Christmas day, but their Boxing Day game still happened normally as they won with the margin of 2 goals and claimed 3 points.
But new cases added to the squad, and what is so annoying is that the critical numbers of positive cases have been match. Therefore, the Citizens has no other choice but to ask the authority to delay their match-up.
So far, the Manchester City team has not said anything about this incident yet.
According to a press release, they said that the decision of postponing the match was to keep a safe environment for the entire league.
“With the security of the bubble compromised, there posed a risk that the virus could spread further amongst the squad, the staff and potentially beyond. Based on strong medical advice the Premier League, in consultation with both clubs, have decided to postpone the fixture.”
More information about this match-up will be delivered as soon as possible.