The match between Germany Y Ukraine of the League of Nations It will be played this day in the city of Leipzig despite the cases of coronavirus detected in the Ukrainian team.
The German city authorities had warned that they could suspend the match if more infections were detected in addition to the five positive results that was on Friday in the Ukrainian team.
Therefore, they ordered a nine series of PCR tests to the 35 players, members of the coaching staff and leaders of the Ukrainian delegation. Just four hours before the start of the meeting, the Ukrainian federation reported that the results were negative.
After knowing the new results, the health authorities of Leipzig authorized the celebration of the international match in the Leipzig Arena, with no audience present. Leipzig city spokesman Matthias Hasberg had previously reported that the four infected players and the team coach were isolated and quarantined.
UEFA regulations indicate that the team must report to the game as long as it has 13 healthy players in their squad, including a goalkeeper. The German Soccer Federation (DFB) confirmed that UEFA had not raised any objections to the match.
“We trusted the health authorities, who did a meticulous job. In any case, the risk of infection during the match is much lower than in an environment easier to control. In addition, the double negative test gives security, even in the same late before the game “, declared the doctor of the German team, Tim meyer.
Meanwhile, the tests in the German team were all negative.
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