The festive period is the most exciting time for Premier League sides, but it will be even more so for Antonio Conte and Tottenham this season.
By Conte party is in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis, with Thursday night Europa Conference League clash with Rennes SIGNED UP after a number of positive cases in the Tottenham camp.
It follows from The match against Burnley scheduled for November 28 was also postponed, with heavy snowfall in Lancashire being the reason for that cancellation.
So Tottenham have two games to make up for now, although their clashes with Brighton and Leicester are now in doubt amid the Coronavirus chaos.
And according to UEFA regulations, all group stage matches must be completed by December 31.
That means the club have three weeks from Friday to play the Europa Conference League fixtures on a revised date.
However, Spurs had SIX The game is scheduled between now and New Year’s Eve.
Conte and Co scheduled to face Brighton, Leicester, Liverpool, West Ham Crystal Palace AND Southampton on the eve of the new year.
And then they will be active again on January 1st when they go to By Claudio Ranieri Watford.
The match against Rennes barely had time to be rescheduled before that year ended.
Based on France Football News, Spurs are proposing for the match scheduled for next Wednesday, December 15.
But that will cause further chaos, as it means the trip to Leicester scheduled for the next day will have to be rescheduled.
Rennes himself is said to have no intention of agreeing on that date, with the club furious at the late cancellation of Thursday’s match.
Once a date had been agreed for the Rennes clash, it was a matter of organizing a revised date for the trip to Turf Moor.
The Premier League is hoping that match will take place in early January, according to fooball.london.
It could take place in the week starting January 3 or the week after, depending on whether Spurs progress to the semi-finals of the Champions League. Carabao Cup.
Those relationships will be terminated in the week starting January 10, but if Spurs fail first West Ham Theoretically, they were free to take part in the Battle of the Clarets that week.
More headaches may be required on the cards though, with Spurs’ next two clashes in doubt following multiple positive Covid-19 cases in the team.
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https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/16990372/tottenham-christmas-fixture-nightmare-covid-postponed-rennes/ Tottenham face NIGHTMARE Christmas fixture as Covid-hit club have to play Rennes game postponed before December 31