Liverpool and Man Metropolis face off subsequent month in an enormous Premier League sport, and the fixture has an odd kick-off time, right here’s why.
Tv picks for league video games in March have been lastly confirmed on Monday night, with Metropolis’s go to to Anfield scheduled for Sunday, March 10 at 3.45pm (GMT).
Sky Sports activities will present the conflict reside within the UK as a part of their ‘Tremendous Sunday’ protection, which generally broadcasts video games at 2pm and 4.30pm.
Nevertheless, modifications have been made to permit the Reds’ sport to kick-off 45 minutes earlier after a request from the Merseyside Police following earlier incidents lately.
Objects have been thrown on the Metropolis staff bus, plus vile chants and vandalism directed at Liverpool followers have marred the fixture prior to now.
Merseyside Police have adopted within the footsteps of the Better Manchester Police after they raised issues that led to the reverse fixture to be flipped from a 5.30pm begin to 12.30pm again in November.
The Premier League conflict sits between European commitments for each Liverpool and Metropolis, with the Reds’ first match within the Europa League knockouts to be performed away from dwelling on March 7.
It leaves little time to arrange for a must-win fixture, with the 2 groups presently separated by solely two factors on the high – and Metropolis have a sport in hand.
Jurgen Klopp‘s males have received three of the final six league conferences at Anfield, and on March 10, they must make it 4 from seven in the event that they’re to spice up their title credentials.