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Southampton’s Premier League match with Leeds postponed to permit Saints to play FA Cup third spherical conflict in opposition to Shrewsbury


Southampton’s Premier League conflict with Leeds has been postponed to permit the Saints to play their FA Cup tie in opposition to Shrewsbury subsequent week.

The third spherical conflict, which was presupposed to be performed final weekend, was referred to as off on account of a coronavirus outbreak on the League One membership.

Southampton will now host Shrewsbury in their rearranged FA Cup tie next Wednesday

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Southampton will now host Shrewsbury of their rearranged FA Cup tie subsequent Wednesday

However each side will meet at St Mary’s subsequent Wednesday, the identical night Southampton had been meant to journey to Leeds with the Premier League match now being rescheduled.

A Premier League assertion learn: “Leeds United v Southampton, on account of performed on Wednesday 20 January, has been postponed to permit for Southampton’s FA Cup third spherical fixture to be performed in opposition to Shrewsbury City.

“The FA Cup match is now scheduled to happen at St. Mary’s Stadium on Tuesday 19 January and might be broadcast reside within the UK on BT Sport at 20:00 GMT.


“Southampton’s Premier League match at Leeds might be rescheduled sooner or later.

“Any future FA Cup rescheduling selections involving Premier League groups might be assessed on a case-by-case foundation.”

Southampton or Shrewsbury might be vying for a spot within the fourth spherical of the FA Cup the place they’ll face Arsenal.

The winner of that match will tackle non-league minnows Chorley or Wolves within the fifth spherical.





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