Tottenham v Crystal Palace: Boxing Day match could be called off after eight Palace Covid cases

Patrick Vieira, Manager of Crystal Palace arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League(Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)Patrick Vieira, Manager of Crystal Palace arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League(Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)
Patrick Vieira, Manager of Crystal Palace arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League(Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images) | Getty Images
At least four Crystal Palace players have tested positive for Covid-19, as well as four staff members.

Tottenham’s Boxing Day clash with Crystal Palace is likely to be called off after eight members of the Eagles’ camp have tested positive for Covid-19.

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However since then three more players and three other staff members have tested positive.

The Palace players were due to report to meet at a London hotel tonight, to prep for the London derby tomorrow.

That is when the club discovered the additional Covid-19 cases.

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As of today, four players have tested positive and four staff - two kitchen staff and two support staff.

LondonWorld understands the regular pre-match camp has been cancelled, and the players are at home.

Palace players will have pre-match Covid tests tomorrow morning, before a final decision is made - however there could be more positives given the squad interaction.

It is understood that the match could well be called off, however the Premier League, Crystal Palace or Spurs are yet to make a statement.

This will be the third match Tottenham has had called off due to Covid, after missing games against Leicester and Brighton.

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