Boxing Day Guide: Every English Football Game This Holiday Season

Starts this Saturday December 26 the Boxing day, the traditional Christmas day of English football, as exciting as ever on a sporting level, but marked, like all aspects of society, by the Covid. Because the public is, year after year, what makes the Boxing day And as of this Wednesday, only two Premier Stadium stadiums, Liverpool and Everton, can hold spectators, about 2,000.

With the Boxing day The also traditional marathon of English football matches begins on these dates: from December 26 to January 11, 3 Premier matches, the semi-finals of the League Cup and the 30th anniversary of the FA Cup. All matches can be seen on television through the DAZN platform.

At the beginning of December, although in that reduced capacity of 2,000 followers, fans were able to return to half of the English football stadiums, depending on the situation in their respective cities regarding the coronavirus.

But, yes, given the increase in infections and consequently sanitary restrictions, on the 14th the United Kingdom Government announced the closure to the public of the stadiums of the six London clubs in Premier (Arsenal, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Fulham, Tottenham and West Ham), this Wednesday the same happened with those of Brighton (The Amex) and Southampton (St. Mary's Stadium), the only ones that could still host spectators outside of Anfield and Goodison Park.

With Everton playing at Sheffield United this Saturday on Boxing Day, there will only be an audience at Liverpool-West Brom, which takes place on Sunday. The six from London, Brighton, Southampton and the two from Liverpool were the ones that were allowed to host the public again at the beginning of December.

Liverpool leads the Boxing Day of a more even Premier

In sports, the Liverpool of Jürgen Klopp, champion of the Premier, leads this traditional day, but for now the tournament is much more even than last year, when the 'reds' had, with a game less played (they ended to play and win the Club World Cup), 10 points ahead of Leicester, 2nd place and 11 more than Pep Guardiola's Manchester City.

City, with a less disputed match, reaches Boxing Day eighth, 8 points behind the 'reds'. This Saturday in the traditional day receives Newcastle. In the even table, only 4 points separate the 2nd (Brendan Rodgers' Leicester) from the 8th (Pep Guardiola's City).

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