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PremierLeague-News.Com - The Premier League will have to squeeze the game into a congested calendar and West Brom may hold the key to a new date
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! The Premier League will need to come up with a creative solution to fit the postponed Manchester United vs Liverpool fixture into an already congested calendar before the end of the season.The match, which was due to take place on Sunday, was delayed and then called off entirely after hundreds of United fans infiltrated Old Trafford as they protested against the Glazer family’s ownership and the club’s foiled plans to join a European Super League.Due to European commitments, United’s schedule runs midweek to weekend until the end of the season except during Gameweek 36 which begins on Friday 14 May and ends on Sunday 16 May.Get expert FPL tips, delivered straight to your inboxEmail address is invalidThank you for subscribing!Sorry, there was a problem with your subscription.That weekend appears to be the only feasible time that United would be able to fulfil the fixture, although Liverpool’s game against West Brom – pencilled in for Sunday 16 May – would have to be moved to accomodate it. Read More Man Utd fans have won the first battle but football’s war against billionaire owners is just beginning Liverpool have a free midweek between their matches against Southampton this Saturday and West Brom next Sunday, so the latter could be switched to Wednesday 12 May or Thursday 13 May, to allow the United match to take place on Sunday 16 May.Alternatively, the game could happen on Monday 17 May, if United’s game against Fulham and Liverpool’s against Burnley are able to be moved from Wednesday 19 May to Thursday 20 May instead. Confirmed fixtures Manchester United: Thursday 6 May – Roma (a) Sunday 9 May – Aston Villa (a) Wednesday 12 May – Leicester (h) Wednesday 19 May – Fulham (h) Sunday 23 May – Wolves (a) Wednesday 26 May – Europa League final (TBC) Liverpool: Saturday 8 May – Southampton (h) Sunday 16 May – West Brom (a) Wednesday 19 May – Burnley (a) Sunday 23 May – Crystal Palace (h) TBC – Manchester United vs Liverpool Either way, the additional game will cause issues to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Jurgen Klopp as they look to steer their respective clubs to a successful end to the season with plenty still to play for.United will be hoping to consolidate their position as the best of the rest behind Manchester City in the Premier League and end their four-year trophy wait by lifting the Europa League, while Liverpool will be desperate to secure a return to the Champions League by finishing in the top four.
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.The race to secure Champions League football still has plenty of legs, though. Manchester United should hang on to their position in the top four as they are nine point clear of fifth-placed West Ham with a game in hand, but the remaining two slots are most certainly up for grabs.Leicester City are in a strong position to join them, although their hopes were dented by a 1-1 draw against 10-man Southampton on Friday night. Brendan Rodgers will be wary of a second successive late season collapse, particularly with games against Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham to come.Chelsea in fourth face a pivotal week in their quest to keep Champions League football at the Bridge in 2021-22. Thomas Tuchel’s side hold a slender advantage against Real Madrid in their semi-final after Christian Pulisic’s away goal in Valdebebas last week and then face Manchester City and Arsenal in quick succession in the Premier League.Few could have predicted in pre-season that West Ham would be ahead of Liverpool and Tottenham at this stage, but Monday’s 2-1 win over Burnley, sealed courtesy of Michail Antonio’s double, has kept them firmly in the hunt. Both Spurs, buoyed by Gareth Bale’s hat-trick on Sunday, and Liverpool have favourable run-ins to close out the campaign but have work to do to overhaul those in front of them.Follow i sport on Facebook for more Premier League news, interviews and featuresMore on the Premier LeagueEuropean Super League ended Fans 1, Snakes 0 – but it was only the first leg‘I want Burnley to be the UK’s favourite underdog’Interview: Sessegnon on his bid to force his way back in at SpursMeet Max Thompson: the Watford academy player encouraging peers to speak out about depressionThe making of Everton’s versatile defender whose rise surprised even his own manager The Czech ‘warriors’ who rose from obscurity to fire West Ham into European contention
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