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Atletico Madrid confirms multiple COVID-19 cases ahead of Champions League clash vs RB Leipzig

Atletico Madrid confirms multiple COVID-19 cases ahead of UCL clash vs RB Leipzig

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Atletico Madrid confirms multiple COVID-19 cases ahead of Champions League clash vs RB Leipzig
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    Spanish club Atletico Madrid confirmed that two of their players have been tested positive for the novel coronavirus ahead of their Champions League quarter-final clash.

    "Yesterday, Saturday 8 August, all members of the first team and the club's expedition to Lisbon underwent PCR tests at the Ciudad Deportiva de Majadahonda as required by UEFA protocol to participate in the quarterfinals of the Champions League," the club said in a statement in Spanish.

    "Among the results known today, two positives have appeared, which are isolated in their respective homes, and which were immediately communicated to the Spanish and Portuguese health authorities, UEFA, the Royal Spanish Football Federation, the Portuguese Federation and the Higher Sports Council," it added.

    Atleti are scheduled to face German side RB Leipzig in the Champions League quarter-final on August 14 in Lisbon.

    The club further stated, "Likewise, the corresponding action protocol foreseen for these cases has been activated, which requires new PCR tests to be carried out on the first team and members of the expedition to Lisbon and the closest contacts of the positive cases, and that motivates changes in training schedules, in the structure and development of travel and accommodation in the Portuguese capital."

    "The club will coordinate the new schedules with UEFA and as soon as there is a new plan it will be made public." 

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