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Will UCL fixtures go ahead this week? Chelsea, Liverpool, City and Spurs action

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Champions League football will go ahead for the Premier League’s representatives this week.

The Premier League announced on Friday that all domestic fixtures would be postponed this weekend with the nation in mourning following the loss of Queen Elizabeth II.

The Queen’s passing on Thursday has led to the postponement of all domestic fixtures in England this weekend

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The Queen’s passing on Thursday has led to the postponement of all domestic fixtures in England this weekend

Spurs boss Antonio Conte will be keen to avoid a repeat of last season’s forfeited game against Rennes

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Spurs boss Antonio Conte will be keen to avoid a repeat of last season’s forfeited game against Rennes

According to The Sun, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and Tottenham will resume European duties next week and any failure to do so would mean forfeiting points.

Spurs are due to travel to Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday looking to avoid a repeat of their forfeited Europa Conference League clash with Ligue 1 side Rennes on December 9 last year.

The game was originally suspended after the north Londoners reported a COVID-19 outbreak in their squad.

UEFA set a deadline of December 31 to replay the game but were unable to agree a date with the French club leading to Antonio Conte’s men accepting a 3-0 defeat in accordance with UEFA regulations.

Subsequently, Spurs exited the group stage, despite being favourites to win the competition outright.

Liverpool were well beaten against Napoli on Wednesday night and will hope to bounce back against Ajax next week

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Liverpool were well beaten against Napoli on Wednesday night and will hope to bounce back against Ajax next week


Liverpool will be hoping to avenge Wednesday night’s poor showing when they were beaten 4-1 at Napoli.

The Reds welcome Ajax to Anfield on Tuesday who thrashed Rangers 4-0 last week.

Graham Potter is set to take charge of his first game as Chelsea boss on Wednesday when RB Leipzig travel to Stamford Bridge.

Erling Haaland comes face to face with former employers Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday

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Erling Haaland comes face to face with former employers Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday

The Blues kicked off their Champions League campaign with a 1-0 defeat at Dinamo Zagreb last Tuesday, which served as the final act in Thomas Tuchel’s tenure as manager.

City will be hoping to build on their impressive start after thrashing Sevilla 4-0 last week.

Erling Haaland scored twice for the Premier League champions against the Spanish side and will be licking his lips at the prospect of facing his former side Borussia Dortmund at the Etihad this week.



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