The Ecuadorian National Team made official through a statement that one of those selected, Carlos Gruezo, tested positive for coronavirus. In the run-up to the qualifying match against Peru, Alfaro suffered an unexpected loss.
“At the moment, the player is isolated, in stable health conditions and receiving the medical care provided for these cases”announces the statement.
Gruezo started in the defeat against Brazil the previous day, so Alfaro will have to look for a suitable variant to take the three points against Gareca’s and stay on the podium of the classifieds.
📌 We inform that our national team, #CarlosGruezo, has tested positive for Covid-19.
The player is isolated and stable. pic.twitter.com/09JQebQqqC
– La Tri (@LaTri) June 8, 2021