“The Leading League informed us of the choice this afternoon, with Fulham having requested the postponement on the grounds of the number of COVID-19 positive circumstances amongst their gamers and team,” Spurs explained in a assertion.
“Particulars of a new date for the fixture will be verified in because of course.”
We can ensure that this evening’s absent fixture at Tottenham has been postponed. #FFC
— Fulham Soccer Club (@FulhamFC) 1609341497000
The match is the 3rd in the English major flight to be postponed owing to COVID-19 circumstances just after Newcastle United’s trip to Aston Villa previously this month was identified as off, as was Monday’s match involving Everton and Manchester Town.
The two Newcastle and City documented COVID-19 outbreaks at their clubs which pressured them to lodge a ask for with the Premier League.
We can verify that our Premier League home fixture in opposition to Fulham, scheduled to take place this evening, has been… https://t.co/q2GwFJpezN
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) 1609341014000
4 hours just before the sport was scheduled to kick off, Spurs boss Jose Mourinho reported he was however in the dim with regards to the standing of the match.
“Match at 6 pm… We nevertheless never know if we engage in. Finest league in the planet,” he wrote on Instagram.
On Tuesday, the Premier League explained 18 men and women had analyzed positive for the new coronavirus, the most in a week this season, with base side Sheffield United also reporting a amount of contemporary situations in their camp.
Even so, the Blades’ match at Burnley on Tuesday went forward with only the gamers tests optimistic heading into self-isolation.