Atletico Madrid’s fears of additional disruption to their journey to the Champions League ‘Ultimate Eight’ event in Lisbon have been eased after the remainder of the squad examined unfavourable for COVID-19.
- Final Up to date: August 10, 2020, 8:17 PM IST
Atletico Madrid’s fears of additional disruption to their journey to the Champions League ‘Ultimate Eight’ event in Lisbon have been eased after the remainder of the squad examined unfavourable for COVID-19, following two positives yesterday.
The membership’s morning coaching session was postponed because of the constructive instances and their plans to journey to Lison have been placed on maintain, however the membership stated in a press release they’d have one remaining session earlier than flying out on Tuesday, a day later than deliberate.
The assertion revealed that the 2 gamers to check constructive have been ahead Angel Correa and injured defender Sime Vrsjalko, who will miss the journey and have been isolating at residence, including that the pair have been each asymptomatic.
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Atletico, who’re bidding to win the competitors for the primary time after falling within the 2014 and 2016 finals, face German facet RB Leipzig on Thursday within the quarter-finals, hoping to arrange a last-four assembly with Paris St Germain or Atalanta.
“The primary group squad and training workers underwent COVID-19 exams on Sunday and so they all got here again unfavourable, after two constructive exams have been registered following the earlier exams on Saturday,” stated Atletico’s assertion.
“In line with well being protocols, those that share a house with the 2 gamers who examined constructive additionally acquired exams, which got here again unfavourable.
“The membership’s medical providers have been authorised by the 2 gamers to disclose their id with the intention to finish hypothesis.”
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Atletico didn’t register any constructive instances for the virus when La Liga re-started in June after a three-month hiatus because of the pandemic because the top-flight was efficiently accomplished with none main incidents.
However mass constructive exams at Madrid facet Fuenlabrada final month threw the finale of the second division season into chaos, whereas instances throughout the nation have continued to rise, with 1,895 new instances reported by the well being ministry final Friday.
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