However, The Sun said it would only be considered "ghost game". Actual match will be held on May 12/2020. This is a possibility given BTC Premier League, before the Premier League fixtures 2020/21 was announced on 21/8 to.
Manchester United and Manchester City can be folded rocks just within 1 Premiership 2020/21
Difficulty ratings for season 2020/21 fixtures in the Premiership is understandable, when 380 matches must take place in the period of 8 months, alternating in that the matches in FA Cup , Carling Cup, European Cup and the national team. Time next season kicks off has been set as the date 9/12/2020.
However, both Manchester clubs are Manchester United and Manchester City will not be able to play on any day during this weekend, if the game in their European season continues this year.
FIFA laws specify a team must have a rest period of 30 days between the last game of this season with the first match of the new season. If Manchester United win at Sevilla in the Europa League semi-final next 17/8 days, and Manchester City overcome Lyon in the Champions League quarter-finals on day 16/8, they certainly would not have enough days off to return to Premier League on schedule, even if you do not go to the final game.
If both Manchester clubs to go to the final game in the European Cup this season, likely they will only return to the Premier League from 20/9.
And to ensure that no other team in the Premier League suffered being scheduled against Manchester United and Manchester City in the opening round, the tournament organization has planned for the two teams met at round 1. Accordingly , round 1 will only 9 couples. Manchester derby this leg will actually take place on May 12/2020.