Leicester City’s proposed Premier League clash with Crystal Palace might not have the ability to go on following a local lockdown in the East Midlands, according to a report.
Leicester City‘s proposed Premier League clash with Crystal Palace might not have the ability to go on following the local lockdown in the East Midlands, according to a report.
The city of Leicester just recently saw its lockdown determined tightened up following a rise in coronavirus cases – with Health Secretary Matt Hancock revealing that all non-essential stores and schools in the area are set to shut later on today.
The local lockdown naturally asks the question regarding what will occur relating to Leicester’s home game against Palace this Saturday, and according to The Sun, Premier League chiefs will fulfill on Tuesday in order to draw up a way forward.
The report declares that the league are making preparations for the game to be postponed or relocated to a various place, however the decision on whether the match can go on will eventually fall upon the shoulders of the city’s Safety Advisory Group.
Leicester currently lie 3rd in the Premier League table after 31 matches, while Palace stay in 11 th following a 1-0 loss at home to Burnley on Monday night.