The Premier League move token after the new announced measures by the British Government to try to stop the coronavirus pandemic, which continues to condition the operation of all sports competitions.
The English football competition confirmed that it will advance the schedules of their matches from matchday 3 and 4 to adapt to the decision of the British Government to bars close at 10 pm from this Thursday, the Premier reported in a statement.
League organizers confirmed in writing that all their matches will be held between 5:45 PM and 8:00 PM so that the fans can follow the matches from the ‘pubs’, as they still cannot access the football stadiums.
“Following the announcement by the UK Government to close pubs at 10 pm, Premier League matches will now take place between 5:45 pm and 8:00 pm,” the statement reads.
The new schedules will go into effect from Monday, September 28, specifically, with the party that will face the Fulham and to Aston Villa at 5:45 p.m.
In this way, the decision of the competition managers will allow all fans to they can continue watching the games of football in the bar, since with this measure the last scheduled match ends before 22 and no one will miss the last minutes of the parties.