The Arsenal-Liverpool League Cup match was postponed due to covid cases

The first leg of the League Cup semifinal between Arsenal and Liverpool, which had to be played this Thursday, was postponed due to the high number of cases by Jürgen Klopp’s team.

The Red team had to close its training center this Wednesday after Klopp’s assistant Pep Lijnders became the last positive case in the Anfield team.

Liverpool asked for the game to be postponed this Tuesday and the EFL (English Football League) He was granted it after analyzing the “high number of infections” and for the benefit of public health to mitigate the impact of the outbreak on the journey between Liverpool and London.

The EFL postponed the first leg, which will be played at Anfield, to January 13, while the second leg will be played at the Emirates Stadium on January 20.

The other semifinal, between Chelsea and Tottenham will be played this Wednesday and can be seen on Star +.