March 6, 2021

UEFA assured optimistic Covid-19 take a look at gained’t have an effect on Man Metropolis-Actual Madrid tie – soccer

European soccer’s governing physique says it’s assured Actual Madrid’s Champions League conflict with Manchester Metropolis will go forward as deliberate subsequent week regardless of one of many Spanish facet’s gamers testing optimistic for Covid-19.

Actual confirmed on Tuesday that ahead Mariano Diaz had examined optimistic, casting doubt on his participation within the Aug. eight tie on the Etihad Stadium.

“UEFA is involved with the membership and monitoring each the state of affairs and choices of the related Spanish authorities,” UEFA stated in a press release to British media.

“We’re assured that this case won’t have an effect on the common staging of the match in query.”

Actual path Manchester Metropolis 2-1 from the primary leg of their last-16 tie earlier than the competitors was suspended in March.

Spain has seen a surge in COVID-19 positives with hundreds of recent circumstances reported each day up to now week, taking its tally as much as over 298,000 circumstances.