Llorente is the second Spain player infected after Busquets, the president of the Federation warns: “There are probably other positives”.
A little more than forty-eight hours after the kick-off of Turkey-Italy, the opening match of the tournament, Covid hovers dangerously over Euro 2020.
The national teams affected, so far, are two: Spain e Sweden, which, moreover, will face each other on June 14 in the race valid for the first day of Group E.
In the late evening of Tuesday in fact also Diego Llorente, Leeds defender, it turned out positive to Coronavirus and therefore will be forced to miss at least the first Euro 2020 match. This is the second case in the ranks of Spain after that of captain Sergio Busquets.
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But the president of the Spanish Football Association Rubiales, interviewed on the sidelines of the friendly match played against Lithuania by the Under 21, did not rule out that there may be other cases in the coming hours: “It is likely to happen.”
Meanwhile, as mentioned, Sweden, Spain’s opponent, has also been hit by Covid and will not have two players available against the Red Furies: Dejan Kulusevski and the Bologna midfielder, Svanberg.