UEFA Nations League: Leon Goretzka and Manuel Neuer are positive for Covid-19

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Leon Goretzka and Manuel Neuer tested positive on Wednesday Covid-19as reported by the German Football Federation (DFB).

Both players were in the concentration of the German team and will miss the next matches of the UEFA Nations League against Hungary and England. The midfielder and goalkeeper have been isolated and will leave the team hotel after testing positive for antigens.

While, Julian Brandt also left the German concentration to have flu symptomse, although in its control it was negative for coronavirus.

The DFB assured that in the coming days “the contacts of the two players will be tested daily”. The team had concentrated on Monday for Friday’s games against Hungary and Monday before England, the last important tests before the World Cup Qatar 2022.

As spare parts, the German coach Hansi Flick appointed to Oliver Baumanfrom Hoffenheim, as goalkeeper, while Goretzka’s replacement will be announced in the coming hours.

(With information from Europe Press)

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