Liverpool Fans Rejoice As Premier League Commits Towards Season Completion

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Liverpool fans rejoiced on Premier League's decision to ensure the completion of the ongoing season despite the spread of the contagious coronavirus in England.

Written By Minaam Ansari | Mumbai | Updated On:

In what could be termed as a major relief for Liverpool and their fans, the Premier League emergency meeting has reiterated its commitment to completing the season. Premier League fixtures have been under suspension since the past week. Europe has been in a state of complete lockdown after the spread of coronavirus pandemic.

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In the meeting, 20 Premier League clubs including league leaders Liverpool resolved to complete the season despite the pandemic. The clubs have also expressed their willingness to play the remaining 92 games behind closed doors. Meanwhile, the games could be broadcast on television so that Premier League TV ratings do not take a hit. This will be done in order to comply with the contract with the broadcasters. The Premier League had earlier suspended the competition until April 3. However, the meeting has also agreed to extend the suspension until April 30.

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The Premier League meeting has also agreed to nullify the rules that stipulate the season should end by June 30. This has been done to ensure the completion of the season. On the other hand, UEFA has decided to postpone the Euro 2020 competition until next year. This will provide some much-needed flexibility to the Premier League to play all its remaining fixtures.

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Premier League table: Liverpool have a 25-point lead

Liverpool are on course to win their first-ever Premier League title this season. The Reds have a 25-point lead on the Premier League table over second-placed Manchester City. Completion of the season might well mean that Jurgen Klopp’s men will get their hands on some silverware this season after being knocked out of the Champions League and FA Cup.

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