The bad news continues in River plate: the outbreak of COVID-19 infections does not stop and new members of the campus tested positive in the PCR controls that were carried out this Monday.
As confirmed by Javier Gil Navarro in SportsCenter, the new players affected are Gonzalo Montiel, Leonardo Ponzio, Alex Vigo, Flabián Londoño Bedoya and Lucas Beltrán. There are also infected among the coaching staff.
One day after the Superclásico in which the Millionaire fell to Boca Juniors and was eliminated from the League Cup, medical studies added casualties for next Wednesday’s match against Independiente Santa Fe by CONMEBOL Libertadores.
This Saturday the club reported in a statement that, given the presence of symptoms in some footballers, rapid tests were carried out and Germán Lux, Enrique Bologna, Franco Petroli, Paulo Díaz, Robert Rojas, Tomás Castro Ponce, Nicolás De la Cruz, Bruno Zuculini, Rafael Borré and Federico Girotti they were positive.
In the afternoon, it was also confirmed that five more players also tested positive: Franco Armani, Matías Suárez, Agustín Palavecino, Santiago Simón and Benjamin Rollheiser.