Full list of Premier League games affected by COVID-19 outbreaks

Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool won’t have to play two games in four days, although that is not how they wanted the fixture list changed at all.

A new COVID-19 outbreak in Leeds United has joined ongoing issues at Watford to cause two Boxing Day postponements in the Premier League.

The winter spike in COVID-19 cases is affecting Premier League matches, a decidedly un-festive start to the holiday season as a wave of coronavirus cases in Europe and around the world threatens the population.

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has called for more vaccinations and recalls while Brighton boss Graham Potter has expressed concern that the games may last longer under the weight of the still strong pandemic.

Leicester vs Tottenham in Matchweek 17 has been postponed, as have six of the 10 matches of Matchweek 18 and three of the 10 matches of Matchweek 19.

Here is an overview of the current situation regarding postponement of matches.

Premier League 2021-22 matches set to be rescheduled

Sunday 12 December

Brighton vs. Tottenham Hotspur – NBCSN – POSTPONED

Tuesday 14 December

Brentford vs Manchester United – POSTPONED

Wednesday 15 December

Burnley vs Watford – POSTPONED

Thursday, December 16

Leicester City vs Tottenham Hotspur – POSTPONED

Saturday, December 18

Manchester United vs Brighton – POSTPONED

Aston Villa vs Burnley – POSTPONED

Southampton v Brentford – POSTPONED

Watford v Crystal Palace – POSTPONED

West Ham v Norwich City – POSTPONED

Sunday 19 December

Everton v Leicester City – POSTPONED

Sunday December 26 – Boxing Day

Liverpool v Leeds – POSTPONED
Wolves v Watford – POSTPONED
Burnley vs. Everton – POSTPONED

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