Manchester City's Premier League fixture against West Ham scheduled for Feb 19

Tanya Simon
February 14, 2020

Manchester City's rearranged Premier League encounter against West Ham has been officially confirmed for Wednesday, February 19 at 7:30pm. This was done to avoid putting the safety of the public at risk.

Severe winds and heavy rain have caused disruption across the country with more than 200 flood warnings issued and winds expected to hit up to 90mph.

Both teams will be back in training at the weekend to begin preparations for the clash.

The Blues could have actually gotten better with a spirits- improving triumph over West Ham, yet will certainly now need to wait 12 days up until their following getaway versus Leicester at the King Power Stadium as a result of the Premier League's wintertime break.

This season has seen him play 26 times across all competitions, featuring in every single minute of the club's 25-game Premier League campaign so far.

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Once the March global break has passed, there are only two spare midweek slots - and City already need one for their game against Arsenal, postponed after they reached the EFL Cup final.

West Ham supporters travelling by train would have struggled to make the match with Ciara disrupting the rail network.

It is rare for a Premier League match to be played on the same day as European club fixtures, with Tottenham facing RB Leipzig and Atalanta also hosting Valencia in the last 16 of the Champions League in eight days time.

Perhaps the FA now, will pay heed to both Klopp and Guardiola's complain about too much football.

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