England’s professional football Liverpool has officially asked the league secretariat to postpone the semifinals of the League Cup (Carabao Cup) scheduled for the day after tomorrow (7th) due to the Corona 19 problem in the team.
Liverpool is currently in quarantine with coach Jürgen Klopp, three players and three staff members due to COVID-19, the BBC reported. “We also canceled the team training scheduled for yesterday to prevent further spread.”
Liverpool has to play the first leg of the League Cup semifinals against Arsenal on the 7th, which is why they asked the league secretariat to postpone the first leg.
This year’s semifinals of the English Professional Football League Cup will be played against Tottenham-Chelsea and Liverpool-Arsenal.
The first match between Tottenham and Chelsea will be held tomorrow, and the first match between Liverpool and Arsenal is scheduled for the 7th.
Since then, Tottenham and Chelsea will play the second game on the 13th and Liverpool and Arsenal on the 14th to decide which team will advance to the finals.
Liverpool also has to leave Muhammad Salah, Sadio Mane, and Nabi Keita to participate in the African Nations Cup.
This year’s African Nations Cup will open in Cameroon on the 9th.
ESPN, a U.S. sports media outlet, predicted, “The league secretariat can consider setting a new date for the first game, playing the semifinals in a single-round match, not in Game 1-2, or giving Liverpool a default victory to Arsenal if Liverpool fails to play in
Son Heung-min (30, Tottenham) is more and more likely to return to the “War of Stars” next season. This is because Tottenham’s league performance has risen vertically since Antonio Conte (53, Italy) took office, and the probability of advancing to the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Champions League (UCL) has also soared.
With the English Premier League (EPL) 해외축구중계 taking a break after the so-called Boxing Day, Tottenham’s recently unveiled chance of entering the Championship by statistics site FiveThirtyEight is expected to be 31%.
Tottenham’s chances of advancing to the Championship, which was only 8% early last month, have risen as they play since taking office in Conte and have already exceeded the 30% range. It has quadrupled in a month. It is the first time that it 피나클 korea has exceeded 30% since 33% when it took the lead with three consecutive wins in the EPL opening under former head coach Nunu Espirito Santo.
Tottenham’s hopes of advancing to the Champions are rising thanks to its league performance, which has been undefeated (5 wins and 3 draws) in as many as eight consecutive games since Conte took office. Tottenham is ranked sixth with 33 points (10 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses), and despite playing two less games in the aftermath of COVID-19, the gap with fourth-place Arsenal (35, 11 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses) is only two points.
Even if they win only one of the two less games, they can pull down both Arsenal and West Ham United (34, 10 wins, 4 draws, and 6 losses) and move up to fourth place, the Maginot Line to the Champions. Even if they win both of the remaining two games, third-place Liverpool (42, 12 wins, 6 draws and 2 losses) or second-place Chelsea (43, 12 wins, 7 draws and 2 losses), who played three more games than Tottenham, can come into the chase.