Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker has revealed the working order for tonight’s programme regardless of Arsenal’s journey to Leeds United being the solely sport to not be postponed. Manchester United vs Brentford, Aston Villa vs Burnley, Southampton vs Brentford, Watford vs Crystal Palace and West Ham vs Norwich have been all postponed at varied levels of the previous week on account of outbreaks of Covid-19. Sunday’s match between Everton and Leicester has additionally been referred to as off. But the Gunners have managed to steer clear of outbreaks to date and so have Leeds, that means the night conflict at Elland Road remains to be set to go forward.
On Friday, Mikel Arteta addressed his pre-match press convention on the newest Covid scenario at the Emirates, saying: “We are good. We are ready for extra checks which we’ll have this afternoon. This is the solely factor we will do, wait and see.” He was then requested whether or not or not Premier League matches must be going forward in any respect with so many video games falling to the wayside. “We want extra readability on why these video games will not be being performed and what you should not play a sport so all of us play in the similar league, as a result of at the finish of the day all of us play in the similar league,” he mentioned. “Because at the finish the most essential factor is that we’re capable of preserve, inside this context, the equity of the competitors. For me this can be a large factor now.” Lineker often reveals the working order for the beloved BBC programme in a video on Twitter in spite of everything the video games have completed. But given the distinctive circumstances of at the moment, he was capable of launch the ‘working order’ a lot sooner than is customary. “Hello there, I’ve bought the Match of the Day working order for you,” he mentioned in the newest video. “As common, I will in all probability give some scores away. Well there’s just one sport… so I’ll give the rating away. But that sport’s not kicked off but. “I do know it is uncommon to present the working order earlier than all the video games have been performed however there’s just one sport. So we’ll begin Match of the Day this week with Leeds United versus Arsenal. Do you suppose the Premier League ought to pause to take care of the newest surge in Covid circumstances? Have your say under “And final on the working order this week, is Leeds United in opposition to Arsenal. So we’ll present Leeds United in opposition to Arsenal tonight after the information on BBC One, and I’ll have Martin Keown and Danny Murphy to speak about Leeds and Arsenal. “And hopefully you may be a part of us, as a result of Leeds and Arsenal might be a very good sport.”