The Coronavirus pandemic has hit the UK particularly hard. However, after three months, a bit of normality is returning, at least in England now. The shops are allowed to open it again, and in the Premier League will be starting in 17. June football played.
London (dpa) - Jürgen Klopp has been arranged so that it is at Anfield for the time being a little quieter. "Because you have to get used to it," said the Liverpool Coach, after a test game in front of empty stands, "but I like it."
No spine-tingling Moment when the audience sing the legendary "You'll Never Walk Alone", no loud cheering when the Reds take on the next opponent apart - but after all, is played from this week, again football. And Klopp's Liverpool FC can finally get the well deserved title.
The first championship of the Reds for 30 years, only a formality is in the case of a 25-point lead. On Sunday the Reds could celebrate in the local Derby in Everton the title, when title defenders Manchester City on Wednesday to lose against Arsenal. However, the race for the Champions League places and fight against relegation in England are not decided for a long time.
Not just Liverpool fans had looked in the last few weeks envy to Germany. The League was on the island as a model for the Premier League and was the TV Highlight for Fans, the repetition of historic football games, getting tired of goods.
The decision to so-called Re-Start was initially very controversial. With more than 41,000 demonstrably infected dead Britain is one of the most difficult from Coronavirus-affected countries in Europe. That in spite of the dramatic effects of football should be played, cared for criticism. Also some players have expressed concerns and spoke of fear for their health.
silenced the critical voices more and more. The League introduced elaborate security measures, with regular Tests and prescribed all Involved strict rules - no Spitting or blowing their Nose on the court, scoring only with distance to the teammates. It is also not a ball will be boys and girls, instead the Ball is to be replaced by a disinfected copy.
Sporty, it goes to the nine remaining in-game days to much. Leicester City (space 3/53 points), FC Chelsea (4/48), Manchester United (5/45), and even the Wolverhampton Wanderers (6/43) fight the king class, for this season, the 5th place could be enough. The second-placed Man City was banished for violating the Financial Fair Play by UEFA for two years from the European Cup. At the beginning of July to decide before the International sports court Cas, whether or not the barrier has.
it will be Exciting also in the bottom half of the table. At least seven clubs are still in the relegation battle. With the 13. Newcastle United could come another to do so. The Magpies turmoil once again. The planned, controversial Takeover by a consortium of Saudi threatens to Arabia to fail and could plunge the Club into Chaos.
At the worst it looks for Norwich City. The newcomer with the German coach Daniel Farke was started furious in the season. But in the meantime, Norwich table is last with six points behind the saving banks.
unlike in Germany, are not transmitted in England, usually in the Pay-TV all the games live. The changes now. Some games are even shown in Free TV. Also in England it will be in the TV-Transmission of either a soundtrack with the artificial stadium atmosphere and crowd noise. The British channel Sky Sports, viewers are even chants to the vote.
Almost 100 days in the last Premier League back game. On 9. March Champions-League-Aspirant Leicester City handled the newly promoted Aston Villa 4:0. The Teams had not get ahead of the game, the instructions are to shake well after the final whistle, the hands. No one suspected at this time, the dramatic months in the UK before were still there. Before the kick-off to the Victims of the Corona is thought-pandemic with a minute of silence.
Sky Sports reportUpdated Date: 18 June 2020, 04:34