Corona-the Alarm before the blitz tournament the king class. RB Leipzig's opponents Atlético Madrid reported prior to the scheduled departure to Lisbon two positive cases. The large travelling entourage of the Spanish clubs is stopped. Further, the European football Union Uefa is arranged Tests on Monday but negative. The quarter-finals of the Champions League on Thursday (21.00 clock in the F. A. Z.-liveticker zur Champions League, Sky and DAZN) thus, for the time being, safe. The Corona problem was the case, but again significantly.
What happened to Atlético Madrid?
As all of the remaining eight Champions League Teams has been subjected to Atlético Madrid, with its 93 members of the Delegation prior to the scheduled departure to the final tournament after Lisbon, the required Corona Tests. The player in Ángel Correa and Sime Vrsaljko were tested positive and in-home quarantine sent. This increased the fear of further contagion in the Team. A week earlier, the details of all the Tests had been, according to the club negative.
How it goes at Leipzig's opponents now?
The Monday morning scheduled Charter flight from Madrid to Lisbon was cancelled. Instead, the entire entourage had to leave at the training centre in Majadahonda, close to the Spanish capital on Monday the Uefa regulations, according to further testing. The calming news came quickly. At least with the players, and the immediate staff, all the Tests were now negative. The journey to Lisbon is on Tuesday possible. However, another Test is one day before the game rule.
What happens if Atlético can't play on Thursday yet?
For this, there should be more positive cases in the last control. The Uefa does not want to talk about such a scenario. "The game should be played as planned," said one on Monday. The normal rules of the Champions League but are clearly. To play "if a club refuses to, or responsible is not a game (...) takes place or not is completely played, explains the control, ethics and disciplinary body of Uefa is the name of the game for failed and disqualified the club...", in article 28.01 of the Uefa-paper. Leipzig would be without a fight in the semi-finals.Date Of Update: 10 August 2020, 10:19