A deferral request for LaLiga battle with Real Sociedad: coronavirus

Sun 08 November 2020 | 1:36

Granada requested deferral for their LaLiga battle with Real Sociedad because of theira lack of players ensuing limitations brought about coronavirus.

Due to the restrictions, Granada cannot name a 13-man squad for the competition at Anoeta Stadium, the club asked for a



Granada have requested the Spanish Football Federation to defer Sunday's LaLiga battle against Real Sociedad owning to the large number of positive coronavirus cases inside the camp.

Only those can play whose

COVID-19 test

announced negative. Those players who did not take a trip to Cyprus because of Thursday's Europa League battle with Omonoia Nicosia can play against Sociedad.

Granada declared that head coach Diego Martinez and striker Antonio Puertas were self-isolating after showing with corona symptoms.

Being published officially on their website: "The League has informed Granada that it only allows those players with a positive IGG index or a negative PCR and who have not travelled to Cyprus to travel to San Sebastian. 

"Given these circumstances, the Club requests the postponement of the match as it does not meet the minimum number of players available from the first team that are required for the dispute of an official match."


source: SportMob