Premier League back in action after 100 days !
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The English Premier League season 19/20 is finally back as it is resuming on Wednesday. The league was suspended since March 13 in a fight against COVID-19 outbreak.
The league is back after 100 days with Aston Villa taking on Sheffield United and Manchester City welcoming Arsenal in the first day of the resumption.
Those two matches are the outstanding ones and the fresh game-week matches will start from June 18. Spurs vs Manchester United will be the match to watch out for in the starting game-week with both teams fighting for top four spots.
Lampard side boosted by Injuries returnees ahead of Premier League resume
The wait for Liverpool is all but over
There are still 92 matches left to play in the Premier League and Liverpool are on the verge of winning the league after 30 years of wait. The Reds are currently 25 points clear of second placed Manchester City who has a match in hand.
A couple of wins for Liverpool or a couple of defeats of Manchester City will end 30 years wait of the Liverpool players and the fans for the title.
Along with the league matches, knock-rounds of the FA Cup will resume from June 27. The semi-final will be played on July 18 and 19 followed by the final match on August 1.
Many of the Premier League sides will be boosted by the return of their injured players. Long term injuries has kept Manchester United’s Paul Pobga out from the league most of the times. Chelsea’s Ruben Loftus-Cheek is yet to make any appearance in the league along with Callum Hudson-Odoi. Chelsea’s last year signing Pulisic is back to full fitness as well.
Similarly, Spurs’ main duo Kane and Son are back who has suffered injuries before the break. Similarly, Marcus Rashford (Manchester United), Bergwijn (Spurs), Alission (Liverpool), Moussa Sissoko (Spurs), Nathaniel Clyne (Liverpool ), David Brooks (Bournemouth ), Lloyd Kelly (Bournemouth ), Mamadou Sakho (Crystal Palace ) are all back from their short-term injuries.