Both clubs registered two positive cases in the last test cycles to which they subjected their squads
The match between Juventus Y Naples runs the risk of being postponed, after Eljif elmas, footballer of the ‘azurri’, tested positive for Covid–19A result that was revealed hours before they took the plane to Turin, so the National Health Service has not allowed the team led by Gennaro Gattuso to travel, who on Friday reported Piotr Zielinski infected by coronavirus.
According to information published by Corriere dello Sport, Napoli was scheduled to leave for Turin at 7:00 p.m. (Italian time), however, the National Health Service has not let the team make the trip.
On the other hand, the Gazzetta dello Sport revealed that, while the azulones await the latest results of the tests that were applied to players and staff, the directives of both squads are in talks with the authorities to define if it is possible to play the game or to make the decision to postpone it.
The same newspaper indicates that another of the alternatives that are handled is that Naples can travel to Turin and on Sunday morning, the players and the rest of the staff are subjected to Covid-19 tests, which would be the fourth in just one week.
Naples reported this Saturday that the last coronavirus test cycle to which he subjected his staff detected the positive of the Macedonian Eljif elmas, who adds to the contagion of the Polish Piotr Zielinski announced this Friday, while Juventus recorded two cases in members of the club’s staff, who are not players or members of the coaching staff.
After being measured last Sunday with the Genoa, a club that registered up to 19 cases of coronavirus contagion this week, Naples subjected its squad and staff to three rounds of examinations, from which the positives of The more, Zielinski and a technical collaborator.
The three are isolated in their homes and will be able to meet the group after testing negative on two consecutive tampons, as provided by the sanitary protocol of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC).
For its part, the ‘Vecchia Signora’ indicated that it also keeps its infected in isolation, as well as the staff that has been denied, the latter according to federal protocol.
“Juventus Football Club reports that, after the controls provided for by the protocol, two members of the person were positive for Covid-19. It is not about players or the technical or medical staff, however, according to the regulations and (federal) protocol, the entire team group will be in isolation, “the Turin club reported in a statement.
“This measure will allow all negatives to develop normal training and match activity, but will not allow contacts outside the group,” the statement reads.