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Leeds vs Aston Villa Premier League match postponed due to Covid-19 | Official statements
It seems like COVID-19 has got the hold over all the things. Sports events are totally affected due to it. A rapid increase in covid cases among players and supporting staff has been observed. Therefore, this has led to a postponing of Leeds vs Aston Villa Premier League match
The club said in a statement: “There have been no new Covid cases in the playing squad. So the majority of those who tested positive prior to the Liverpool game is not yet out of isolation.
“Therefore, we still do not have enough recognized first-team players to meet the Premier League requirements for the fixture.”
A Premier League statement read: “Following a request from Leeds United, the Premier League board met today [Sunday]. Thus regrettably agreed to postpone the club’s home fixture against Aston Villa, due to be played at 5.30 pm on Tuesday, December 28.
“The board was able to make its decision in advance of the match to give clarity to the affected clubs and their fans. We apologize for the inconvenience and disruption caused to supporters’ festive plans.”