Leeds vs Southampton moved to accommodate FA Cup tie

Southampton's Premier League game at Leeds United on Wednesday January 20 will be moved to allow the Saints to play their FA Cup tie against Shrewsbury. Shrewsbury had been unable to play the third-ro

Leeds vs Southampton moved to accommodate FA Cup tie

Southampton's Premier League game at Leeds United on Wednesday January 20 will be moved to allow the Saints to play their FA Cup tie against Shrewsbury.

Shrewsbury had been unable to play the third-round match on its original date (January 10) after an outbreak in coronavirus tests within their squad[1].

It will now be played on Tuesday January 19, with an 8pm kick-off. The Premier League match against Leeds will now need to be rescheduled for a later date.

The winner of the Shrewsbury game will advance to host Arsenal in the fourth round, with ties due to take place on the weekend of January 23-24.

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References

  1. ^ unable to play the third-round match on its original date (January 10) after an outbreak in coronavirus tests within their squad (www.skysports.com)
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