BURNLEY GAME IS SENDED OFF 2 HOURS BEFORE KO
Tonight’s Premier League clash between Burnley and Watford has been postponed just TWO HOURS before kick-off due to the Covid outbreak in the Hornets.
Watford revealed that they have ‘not enough first team players to make the match’ at Turf Moor.
A statement from Burnley read: “It is with regret that the Premier League Management has postponed Burnley FC’s home game against Watford FC, due to the match taking place this evening (Wednesday 15th December) at 7.30pm.
“The decision was taken on the advice of medical advisors due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in Watford’s squad. As a result, the club did not have a sufficient number of First Team players to complete the match. fight.
“The Premier League understands this decision will disappoint and disappoint the fans present at tonight’s game and apologizes for the inconvenience and disruption caused in such a short time.
“When considering any application for postponement, the Board considers a range of sporting and medical factors. Each decision is made on a case-by-case basis with everyone’s health being of paramount importance.
“Due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases around the country, the Premier League has re-imposed the Emergency Measures. These measures include procedures such as more frequent testing, wearing of face coverings and face coverings. while indoors, observe social distancing and limit treatment time.”
The late decision has angered some Watford fans as many Hornets supporters will be making the trip to Turf Moor.
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