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COVID leaves Real Madrid without a starter for the Super Cup final

Published:14/01/2022 - 15:27h

Updated:14/01/2022 - 15:34h

COVID has not stopped affecting football, and this time it is Real Madrid who has suffered a significant loss due to the virus. The whites will not have one of their most important footballers for the final of the Spanish Super Cup

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The Real Madrid arrived to Riad with the aim to carry to Valdebebas the Supercopa of Spain. With the new format that comes using from does already some years, the group merengue confronted to the FC Barcelona in the semifinals of the competition. After a very contested meeting with included extention, the result bent in favour of the whites, those who sealed his pass to the final with an exciting (3-2).

However, in the middle of the furor of the victory, a bad news has hit the changing room of Carlo Ancelotti. And it is that in an official communiqué through his portal web, the Madrid has revealed that Dani Carvajal will be drop in front of the Athletic Bilbao for resulting positive by COVID. This represents an important absence for the Italian trainer, and leaves in hands of the proofs PCR the conditions of the other players.

Besides, it is likely that the defender lose also the party of Glass of the King in front of the Elche. By the moment, the Spanish remains confined in the Hilton Riyahd, that is the hotel where finds the concentration in this Supercopa. The sanitary measures imposed by the Saudi authorities have to be observed, by what the player will keep in the enclosure separated of his mates.

The COVID in LaLiga

It would not be the first time that 'Carletto' has to face a meeting with important drops. The last wave of contagions that affected to Spain left to almost all the teams of First and Second Division with positive for the first day of this 2022. Nevertheless, Javier Thebes, president of LaLiga, showed firm in his moment and continued with the calendar stipulated. This Friday, again the team madridista has been victim of virus.

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