Two members of Atletico Madrid’s group set to journey to Portugal for the Champions League quarter-finals have examined constructive for COVID-19, the La Liga membership stated on Sunday. Each people who returned constructive outcomes are self-isolating at house. The membership didn’t reveal the identification of those that examined constructive and didn’t affirm if a participant was concerned.
“Yesterday, Saturday August eighth, all of the members of the primary crew and of the membership’s Lisbon travelling get together have been submitted to exams… as per UEFA’s protocol to take part within the Champions League quarter-finals,” Atletico stated in an announcement.
“Right now, two positives appeared among the many recognized outcomes, which at the moment are remoted of their respective houses and have been reported instantly to the Spanish and Portuguese well being authorities, UEFA, the Royal Spanish Soccer Federation, the Portuguese Federation and the Superior Council of Sports activities.”
Atletico confirmed the complete squad might be examined once more earlier than the crew can journey for Thursday’s quarter-final towards RB Leipzig in Lisbon.