Jurgen Klopp to Miss Chelsea vs Liverpool Game
Jurgen Klopp will miss the Premier League game between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, January 2nd, 2021.
Liverpool confirmed the news of Klopp's absence on its official website on Saturday, January 1st, 2021. According to the report, Klopp's test returned with a suspected positive test and he is hereby isolating himself.
Jurgen Klopp will miss Liverpool's Premier League meeting with Chelsea on Sunday after returning a suspected positive Covid-19 test result. The Reds manager, who reported mild symptoms ahead of the fixture, is now isolating. Assistant manager, Pepijn Lijnders, will therefore lead the team for the 4.30pm GMT kick off at Stamford Bridge.Testing of the entire first-team set-up has revealed no further positive cases within the playing squad in addition to three confirmed by Klopp on Friday. Three backroom staff members have returned suspected positive results,however.
Both teams will be going out for a win when they face each other on Sunday following Manchester City's win over Arsenal.