In Portugal they assure that Gonzalo Plata tested positive for covid and was isolated at the Sporting Club

November 21, 2020 11:59 AM













The Ecuadorian soccer player Gonzalo silver, one of the stars of La Tri at the start of the World Cup qualifiers Qatar 2022, tested positive for covid-19 according to the press in Portugal, a country where he is active in the Sporting Club.

According to a publication by, the athlete presented symptoms upon his return to PortugalAfter participating with Ecuador in the 6-1 win over Colombia, he was isolated from the rest of his teammates and tests were carried out. According to that medium, the result was positive for covid.

Plata has been one of the most prominent figures in La Tri in the first four rounds of the playoffs. He was even a prominent protagonist in the last victory, when he made a sensational ‘cookie’ to the Colombian star James Rodríguez, scoring a great goal and until being expelled when receiving a double yellow card.

His early departure from the court on November 17, 2020 occurred when he scored his goal, the fifth of the win (6-1) to Colombia. After converting in the 78th minute, the 20-year-old athlete took off his shirt out of excitement, for which he later received a second yellow card in the match and left the field in tears.

With the senior team he has played eight games, four for friendlies and four for qualifiers. He has scored four goals, including the other goal he made against Uruguay in Quito, for these qualifying rounds. That day, the Tri of DT Gustavo Alfaro won 4-2.


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