The Matchday 22 double between Burnley and Leicester has been postponed

Burnley and Leicester City will now only have ‘one’ week at best after the Premier League confirmed on Friday that Saturday’s match between the two clubs had been postponed.

This time it was Clarets who applied for a postponement due to a number of injuries and Covid-19 cases within the first team squad.

Of course, Sean Daichi’s side are also set to play Watford next Tuesday, so it remains to be seen if the situation at Turf Moor improves enough moving forward.

Leicester’s only match in Week 22 will now be at home to Tottenham Hotspur next Wednesday.

This latest postponement means both Burnley and Leicester now have four fantastic league matches to rearrange, with Gameweek 27 against Chelsea now needing to be rescheduled due to the Blues’ qualification to the EFL Cup Final that same weekend.

Postponed matches – and the reasons for that

Burnley-Watford match postponed due to the spread of Covid in the Hornets
  • Burnley – Tottenham Hotspur (weather)
  • Brighton & Hove Albion – Tottenham Hotspur (Covid).
  • Brentford – Manchester United (Covid). Now on Double Gameweek 22
  • Burnley / Watford (Covid). Now on Double Gameweek 22
  • Leicester City / Tottenham Hotspur (Covid). Now on Double Gameweek 22
  • Manchester United – Brighton & Hove Albion (Covid).
  • Everton / Leicester City (Covid).
  • Southampton / Brentford (Covid). Now on Double Gameweek 21
  • Watford – Crystal Palace (Covid).
  • West Ham United / Norwich City (Covid). Now on Double Gameweek 21
  • Aston Villa / Burnley (Covid).
  • Burnley – Everton (Covid).
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers – Watford (Covid).
  • Liverpool – Leeds United (Covid).
  • Arsenal / Wolverhampton Wanderers (Covid).
  • Leeds United / Aston Villa (Covid).
  • Everton / Newcastle United (Covid).
  • Leicester City / Norwich City (Covid).
  • Southampton / Newcastle United (Covid).
  • Burnley – Leicester City (Covid).
  • Brighton & Hove Albion – Chelsea (Facing the Club World Cup) – Now on Double Gameweek 22
  • Chelsea-Arsenal (collide with the Club World Cup)
  • Arsenal-Liverpool (UEFA Cup Final)
  • Chelsea – Leicester City (UEFA Cup Final)

The teams with the most matches

Fantasy community eyes Burnley clean sheet in first Double Gameweek
  • Burnley, Lister (4)
  • Arsenal Everton (3)
  • Tottenham, Brighton, Watford, Liverpool, Leeds, Aston Villa, Wolves, Newcastle, Chelsea (2)
  • Southampton, Crystal Palace, Norwich, Manchester United (1)
  • Manchester City, West Ham, Brentford (0)

The above numbers take into account six re-arranged matches in Week 21 and 22 matches.

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