Next opponent of Flamengo through the Conmebol Libertadores, The Independent of the Valley announced on Monday that four players tested positive for COVID-19.
A Conmebol Libertadores reaches the fifth round of the group stage with full coverage of ESPN.com.br e ESPN Brazil and SIX games with live broadcast of the channels FOX Sports and this time, exceptionally, ESPN. See below for departures, days and times.
The Ecuadorian club said that the athletes are isolated and revealed that they had contacted the medical teams of their last two rivals (Junior Barranquilla and Barcelona) to talk about the results.
The relatives of the infected players were also tested, but they were negative for the coronavirus. Other tests (PCR and antibodies) will be carried out this Monday.
The four positive cases are the only ones currently in Del Valle’s squad.
The team led by Miguel Ángel Ramírez comes from a defeat by Junior by 4 to 1 in Libertadores and a draw by 1 to 1 with Barcelona for the local championship on Saturday.
The duel with Flamengo is scheduled for Wednesday, at 21:30 (Brasilia), in Maracanã, for the fifth round of group A of the continental tournament.
The red-black club, by the way, had 41 positive cases for COVID-19 in the last days among players, coaching staff and managers, entering the field on Sunday against Palmeiras for Football with multiple base players.
Still, he sought a 1-1 draw at Allianz Parque.
See below the matches of the fifth round of the group stage of Conmebol Libertadores with live broadcast from FOX Sports and ESPN *
Tuesday, September 29
Group C (same as Athletico-PR)
19h15 – Peñarol-URU x Colo-Colo-CHI – Transmission of FOX Sportmonitoring in real time, with VIDEOS, of the ESPN.com.br
Group D (same as São Paulo)
21h30 – LDU-EQU x Binacional-PER – Transmission of ESPN and real-time monitoring, with VIDEOS, of the ESPN.com.br
Group E (same as Grêmio)
21h30 – America de Cali-COL x Internacional – Transmission of FOX Sports and real-time monitoring, with VIDEOS, of the ESPN.com.br
21h30 – Boca Juniors-ARG x Libertad-PAR – Broadcast FOX Sports 2 and real-time monitoring, with VIDEOS, of the ESPN.com.br
Wednesday, September 30
19h15 – Palmeiras x Bolívar-BOL – Broadcast FOX Sports and real-time monitoring, with VIDEOS, of the ESPN.com.br
21h30 – River PLate-ARG x São Paulo – Transmission of FOX Sports and real-time monitoring, with VIDEOS, of the ESPN.com.br