Aston Villa has been impacted by Covid-19 as Leeds vs Aston match was postponed. Premier League statement: “The postponement is a result of the ongoing Covid-19 cases and injuries at Leeds United. Which saw their Boxing Day match against Liverpool FC called off”
Leeds vs Aston Villa Premier League match
The club said in a statement: “While there have been no new Covid-19 cases in the playing squad, the majority of those who tested positive prior to the Liverpool game is not yet out of isolation. “Therefore, we still do not have enough recognized first-team players to meet the Premier League requirements for the fixture.”
A Premier League statement read: “Following a request from Leeds United, the Premier League board met today [Sunday] and regrettably agreed to postpone the club’s home fixture against Aston Villa, due to be played at 5.30 pm on Tuesday, December 28.
“The board was able to make its decision in advance of the match. It is done to give clarity to the affected clubs and their fans. We apologize for the inconvenience and disruption caused to supporters’ festive plans.”