Bad news shortly before the Champions League tournament in Portugal: As Atletico Madrid announced on Sunday evening, a corona test by the club gave two positive results.
- This year's Champions League takes place in the form of a tournament in Portugal.
- The tournament starts on Wednesday, August 12th with the game Atalanta against Paris St. Germain.
- RB Leipzig measures itself against Atletico Madrid.
- At the Spanish top club, a corona test now gave two positive results.
Madrid - Everything is ready for the Champions League tournament * in Portugal. But now there was bad news from Madrid . As Atletico announced, a test by the club gave two positive results . Next Thursday (August 13th) the quarter-finals against Bundesliga club RB Leipzig * are due - it must now be checked whether the game can take place as planned .
Champions League hammer: Spanish top club with positive corona tests
As the Spanish champion announced in an official letter from 2014, a corona test of all the stuff and the team gave two positive results. It is currently not clear whether the two people affected are part of the team .
Officially it says: “Yesterday, on Saturday, August 8th, all members of the first team and the tour group to Lisbon were subjected to PCR tests in the Ciudad Deportiva de Majadahonda, according to the Uefa protocol for participation in the quarter-finals of the Champions League prescribes. Among the results known today, two positive results emerged . "
Shortly before the German-Spanish CL hit: positive corona tests at Atletico
Those affected immediately went into quarantine at home. Actually, the Atletico Madrid team wanted to leave for Portugal on Monday (August 10th). As bild.de reports, the club is said to have had talks with UEFA on Sunday evening - the quarter-final opponent RB Leipzig is also said to have been informed. Further tests are to be carried out next Monday, August 10th. Until then you have to wait to be able to plan how to proceed .
Champions League: Atletico with Corona cases - Bayern are waiting for Barca
The positive tests come at the worst time : Right now the Champions League * is starting its hot phase. FC Bayern Munich is also already in Portugal and is preparing for the quarter-final blast against FC Barcelona. Bayern had previously prevailed confidently against Chelsea in the quarter-finals *.
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