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Liverpool vs Leeds United postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

The Premier League The meeting between Liverpool and Leeds United on December 26 has been officially postponed, the two clubs announced in a statement. The Gifting Day encounter, which was scheduled to take place at Anfield on Sunday, will now come at a later date after Leeds informed the Premier League they had a number of players unavailable due to COVID -19.

We can confirm that our match against Leeds United at Anfield on 26 December has been postponed. The Gifting Day encounter will be rescheduled after the Premier League ruled it could not continue due to the number of COVID-19 positive cases in the Leeds team.

Liverpool also have four players absent due to COVID-19 infection, with Fabinho, Thiago Alcantara, Virgil van Dijk and Curtis Jones currently self-isolating after testing positive for the virus earlier this month. However, the situation at Leeds is said to be much worse than feared, with their training facility now closed due to the outbreak in the team.

The management concluded that Leeds will not be able to complete the schedule this weekend due to the number of players suffering from COVID-19, injuries and illnesses. The club’s training ground has also been closed. “

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