A few days after the return of the Champions and of the Europa League, he Sevilla announced this Wednesday a positive by covid-19just a day after the Real Madrid also report an infected, reminding football that the coronavirus has not disappeared.
The successful culmination of most of the major European leagues, behind closed doors and between strict sanitary measures, made us look with optimism to the continental competitions that take over in August.
But, the latest notifications can start unearthing ghosts that seemed beaten facing Champions and Europa League, to be played in the form of a tournament to eight in Portugal and Germany, respectively.
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The affected is well, asymptomatic and isolated at home, according to Sevilla, which has suspended training “preventively” and disinfected its facilities
“After the PCR tests carried out last Sunday on players, the coaching staff and the rest of the staff (…) a member of the first-team squad tested positive in covid-19“Sevilla announced in a statement. The affected is well, asymptomatic and isolated at home, according to Sevilla, which has suspended training” preventively “and disinfected its facilities.
Fear in Spain
In the midst of this new uncertainty, the covers of the two main sports newspapers in Spain, Brand and AS, They will publish this Thursday the fear that exists after knowing these positives for coronavirus, even if they are asymptomatic.
“Football on high alert” is the title of the cover of Marca, explaining that “the new positives in the Sevilla. Almería and Zaragoza they join Madrid’s and put the competitions on edge. All cases, one per team, are asymptomatic and quarantined. The training sessions were suspended preventively ”.
For its part, newspaper AS headlines: “Maximum alert”. In the note they assure that “Three clubs, Seville, Zaragoza and Almería announce a positive in their squads and leave the Europa League and the promotion play-off in the air.”
SPORTS with AFP