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Does football without fans favor the big or small PL clubs?

The football season has returned in style with lots of goals in boots waiting to hit the net across the various leagues in Europe. Meanwhile, the 2020/21 Premier League season thus far can't be ignored as lots of goals have already been scored in just 3 rounds of games with some upsets handed out thus far. However, we'll be taking a look at how playing games behind closed doors will affect the big and supposedly small sides in England. Fans are a major constituent of the game and the aggressiveness of some fans on the stands is one of the reasons why some Premier League grounds are fortresses. Rival teams travel to these venues and are intimidated from the start by the stadium capacity, number of fans, and the jeers and boos that come from these home fans. The atmosphere is jus...