Every Premier League fixture with fans in December until tiers are reviewed

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Fans will return to Premier League matches from next week after the government announced the new regional tiers for when the current lockdown ends.

Home supporters will be allowed back into stadiums in tier one and tier two areas once the current England-wide restrictions end on December 2.

And that means Premier League matches on December 5 and December 6 will be the first chance for fans to see their teams in top-flight action.

However, not all clubs will be able to welcome back supporters, with fans still not allowed to attend games held in tier-three areas.

Socially-distanced crowds of up to 4,000 will be allowed into stadiums in tier one regions – the areas with the lowest risk of coronavirus infection – although none of the Premier League's 20 clubs fall into that category.

However, several top-flight clubs are in tier two areas, meaning they will be able to admit up to 2,000 fans.

Tottenham will be able to host Arsenal in an eagerly-awaited north London derby on December 5 in front of their fans after it was announced the capital would be placed into tier two restrictions.

And that means Chelsea, West Ham, Crystal Palace and Fulham will also be allowed to let supporters back in.

Premier League champions Liverpool and neighbours Everton are also in tier two following the city's recent mass testing pilot, so will be able to welcome back some of their fans.

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However, Manchester United and neighbours City will still not be able to play in front of their home fans after it was announced that Greater Manchester would be under tier three restrictions.

The tiers will not be reviewed until December 16 – meaning the Manchester derby set for the weekend of December 12 and 13 will be played behind closed doors at Old Trafford.

Dates and kick-off times for forthcoming Premier League games are yet to be confirmed due to impending changes to the TV schedule.

With that in mind, here is the full list of Premier League fixtures that can take place in front of fans before the tiers are reviewed again next month:

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December 5

Brighton vs Southampton – 2,000 fans

Chelsea vs Leeds – 2,000 fans

Liverpool vs Wolves – 2,000 fans

Tottenham vs Arsenal – 2,000 fans

West Ham vs Manchester United – 2,000 fans

December 12

Crystal Palace vs Tottenham – 2,000 fans

Everton vs Chelsea – 2,000 fans

Fulham vs Liverpool – 2,000 fans

Southampton vs Sheffield United – 2,000 fans

December 13

Arsenal vs Burnley – 2,000 fans

December 15

Arsenal vs Southampton – 2,000 fans

Fulham vs Brighton – 2,000 fans

West Ham vs Crystal Palace – 2,000 fans

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