After a busy Christmas, Premier League clubs are finally getting a break from the stresses of competitive football.
It’s not just the festive period that is crowded but clubs have suffered from the Covid-19 outbreak, with teams stretched beyond their limits.
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The players became increasingly tired and fatigued, while the managers continued to utilize their team in the best possible way.
But now Premier League The sides can rest easy, as they begin to take a small break to recuperate before the rest of the season.
The only losers in this situation are the fans, who have been counting down the days for football to return.
Why is there no Premier League game this weekend?
To allow the teams to rest and recharge before a busy third of the season, the players will be given a break next weekend.
There will be no Premier League matches on Saturday, January 29 or on Sunday, January 30.
But there is still one match to go before a full return to games on February 8.
The Burnley vs Watford match, which was recently postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak in the Clarets dressing room, will take place on 5 February.
No other Premier League matches are played that weekend, but it will see the return of FA Cup fourth-round play.
On February 8, the top matches return with Everton vs Newcastle, Burnley vs Man Utd and West Ham vs Watford.
And the next full weekend to welcome most of the teams back is February 12 and February 13.
Chelsea are the only team that will not play another Premier League game until February 19 at the earliest.
The Blues head to the UAE in early February to take part in Club World Cupthey qualified to win the Champions League last season.
Upcoming Premier League fixtures
Saturday, February 5
Tuesday, February 8
- Newcastle vs Everton (7.45pm)
- West Ham vs Watford (7.45pm)
- Burnley vs Man Utd (8pm)
Wednesday, February 9
- Norwich vs Crystal Palace (7.45pm)
- Tottenham vs Southampton (7.45pm)
- Man City vs Brentford (7.45pm)
- Aston Villa vs Leeds (8pm)
- Liverpool vs Leicester at 7.45pm)
- Wolves vs Arsenal (7.45pm)
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