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Liverpool clash with Leeds and Wolves against Watford both OFF after Covid outbreaks as Boxing Day Prem fixtures hit

THE Premier League's Boxing Day schedule has already taken a huge hit with TWO games called off.

Liverpool's clash with Leeds and Wolves vs Watford have both been postponed.

The Premier League confirmed neither Leeds nor Watford have enough players to fulfil the Sunday 12.30pm game.

A statement read: "Following postponement requests from Leeds United and Watford as a result of Covid-19, the Premier League Board met this morning and regrettably agreed to call off the two affected clubs’ Boxing Day fixtures.

"The two matches are Wolverhampton Wanderers v Watford and Liverpool v Leeds United, both due to be played on Sunday at 12:30 GMT.

"The Board today was able to make its decisions in advance of Boxing Day to give clarity to clubs and their supporters.

"We apologise for the inconvenience and disruption caused to those fans’ festive plans.

"The League is aware that the decision to postpone these two matches will disappoint supporters and understands their frustrations at a special time of year when fans look forward to attending and watching football games."

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