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The Aston Villa club, affected by several cases of Covid in its workforce and in its staff, obtained this Monday, January 11 the postponement of its match against Tottenham scheduled for Wednesday, for the 18th day, announced the English football championship. “After Aston Villa’s request to reschedule the match (against Tottenham) and due to the number of players and staff who have tested positive for Covid-19 or been placed in isolation by the club, the Premier League had no choice but to postpone the match, ”the statement read. Before that, the English championship had 8 matches late: 2 from the first day which must be caught in parallel with the 18th day spread out on January 12 and 21 – with the 19th lifting interspersed from 15 to 18 -, and 6 due to the resurgence of the Covid epidemic in Great Britain. The Premier League and the 20 clubs that are part of it recently opted for twice-weekly screening, due to the increase in cases in English football and anti-Covid protocols in clubs and around matches have also been tightened. .