Liverpool, topping the English Premier League, have to play two matches within 4 days.
Players will also have to travel 700 to 950 km to play the match.
Dainik BhaskarDec 27, 2019, 08:53 AM IST Sports Desk. This week there is a lot of workload on English footballers due to the English Premier League (EPL). Most big teams have to play 3-4 matches by January 1 i.e. in the next 6 days. Players will also have to travel 700 to 950 km to play the match. Manchester City and Wolves have 3–3 matches to play in the next 6 days. Liverpool, topping the EPL, have 2 matches to play within 4 days. By January 1, Leicester players will travel for about 981 km in about 6 days.
Liverpool coach Jurgen Kloppiler Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp has been critical of the EPL's tight schedule. Liverpool have to play matches against Leicester City on Thursday night and the Wolves on Sunday, while Manchester City have to play against the Wolves on Friday and Sheffield United on Sunday. Klopp said, 'This is wrong. The match on 26, 28 is a crime. It should not happen. Manchester City have two matches in 48 hours. Teams should get more than 48 hours in the match.