Coronavirus takes its toll in Madrid
Real Madrid will play against Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday without eight players who are not allowed to perform by the coronavirus.
On Tuesday evening, the club announced two more confirmed cases of coronavirus infection. The conducted tests gave a positive result for David Alaba and Isco.
- Without eleven players, Real Madrid will have to deal with the last game of the year
- The absence of as many as eight footballers is related to the coronavirus
- The Wednesday game Athletic Bilbao – Real Madrid at San Mames will start at 21:30
Real Madrid with staff problems
Coach Carlo Ancelotti for the last match this year will have only 14 players of the first team at his disposal. The biggest toll on the Real Madrid coronavirus. Marco Asensio, Gareth Bale, Marcelo, Andrij Lunin and Rodrygo achieved positive test results in recent days. joined them on Tuesday David Alaba . Luka Modrić, who has tested negative, but still has symptoms and is in quarantine, will not be against Athletic Bilbao.
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Isco has been showing symptoms of coronavirus infection since Saturday and for this reason he was not included in the team’s staff for the last meeting with Cadiz. The first tests were negative, but on Tuesday the club confirmed that further tests confirmed the Spaniard’s infection with the coronavirus. David Alaba also achieved a positive result on Tuesday, missing the team’s last training session before leaving for Bilbao. The above-mentioned absences are not the only worry for coach Carlo Ancelotti. Due to health reasons, Dani Carvajal and Dani Ceballos will also not appear, while Casemiro.
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Due to numerous absences, the Italian coach of the La Liga leader was forced to include several players from the second team in the team. Rafa Marin, Miguel Gutierrez, Blanco, Arribar and Peter, among others, will go to Bilbao. Was the post interesting and informative? Do you want to receive football transfer news every day? Subscribe to News99India website updates now.