Real Madrid is one of the latest clubs to report an outbreak of positive COVID-19 tests among their employees, but they are not allowed to demand that their upcoming matches against Cadiz and Athletic section be postponed.
V Premier League fell victim to multiple cancellations during the week, with Manchester United two matches in a row have been postponed due to an outbreak at their training center in Carrington.
Los Blancos have reported six positive tests among their playing staff so far, although LaLiga Santander rules state that a club cannot postpone a match if it has at least 13 qualified players.
real Madrid know that in the near future they will have to use academy players to help overcome the crisis, but the club believes in the willingness of these players to resist Cadiz and the Athletic Club…
Luka Modric and Marcelo were the first two players to test positive at the club, but four more players have been identified in daily tests since then.
Andrey Lunin, Marco Asensio, Gareth Bale and Rodrigo Gous were the last four players to test positive.
According to Premier League rules, matches will only be postponed if there are fewer than 14 eligible players, although the league has decided to pass judgment on each case as it is presented.
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Flash inside BelenensesAt the beginning of the season, the team was forced to enter the field against Benfica with only nine players, with neither the league nor the health authorities agreeing to postpone the match.
In the second half, Belenenses came out with only seven players, and then another one got injured, which means that the referee stopped the game.