FOOTBALL ATLÉTICO MADRID
Majadahonda (Madrid), Nov 18 (EFE) .- The Uruguayan midfielder of Atlético de Madrid Lucas Torreira has tested positive for COVID-19 in a test carried out by the rojiblanco team, so he will have to keep quarantine and will be out against Barcelona , like his compatriot Luis Suárez, isolated in Uruguay.
The midfielder underwent a test upon arrival in Madrid after being in the Uruguayan national team concentration, following the usual protocol that Atlético applies to internationals who return from matches with their national teams, and after the positive he is asymptomatic and isolated at home, according to the club.
Both Torreira and Suárez were part of a concentration of the ‘Celeste’ that links with this last case twelve positives: first that of Matías Viña, then those of Luis Suárez, Rodrigo Muñoz and the press officer, Matías Faral, the seven known in Uruguay this Wednesday that includes the players Diego Rossi and Alexis Rolín, and the members of the delegation Alberto Pan, Jorge Rey, Richard López, Víctor Brítez and Emiliano Aguirre; and that of Torreira documented this Wednesday by the Madrid club.
In this way, neither Torreira nor Suárez will be able to participate in Atlético-Barcelona this Saturday in the Wanda Metropolitano, a loss that will extend to the Champions League match against Russian Lokomotiv and Valencia-Atlético in the case of the forward, and which could also include Atlético-Bayern Munich for Torreira.
The rest of the international footballers who returned to Madrid this Wednesday, such as the Uruguayan José María Giménez, the Brazilians Renan Lodi and Felipe Monteiro, the Spanish Marcos Llorente and Jorge ‘Koke’ Resurrección, the Portuguese Joao Félix and the Croatian Ivo Grbic tested negative in your COVID-19 tests. mam / arh