Manchester United vs Sheffield Utd plus two Man City fixtures to be played at neutral venues
A police statement confirmed at least six of the league's remaining fixtures this season will be contested at neutral venues.by Liam Corless, https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/authors/liam-corless/, Press Association
Police have set out the Premier League matches they would like to be played at neutral venues, which would include any Liverpool match where the title could be won.
The matches which have been requested to take place at neutral grounds are Manchester City v Liverpool, Manchester City v Newcastle, Manchester United v Sheffield United, Newcastle v Liverpool and Everton v Liverpool.
The police statement adds that "the game in which Liverpool could secure the league title" should also be moved, but this may end up needing to be more than one match if the Reds did not clinch it at the first attempt.
Deputy Chief Constable Mark Roberts of South Yorkshire Police, the UK's football policing lead, said in a statement issued to the PA news agency: "Our discussions with the Premier League throughout this process have been positive, with a shared focus on the priority of public health.
"As such we have reached a consensus that balances the needs of football, while also minimising the demand on policing.
"The majority of remaining matches will be played, at home and away as scheduled, with a small number of fixtures taking place at neutral venues, which, contrary to some reports, have yet to be agreed."