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No more positive COVID-19 cases for Spain

Thu 10 June 2021 | 6:01

Spain have confirmed no more positive test for COVID-19 in their squad and coaching staff after a recent outbreak in their camp.

Defender

Diego Llorente

became the second player of Spain’s Euro 2020 squad to test positive for coronavirus and was put into isolation, two days after captain

Sergio Busquets had to leave the team’s training camp after also contracting the virus

.

"The RFEF regrets to announce that central defender Diego Llorente has tested positive in the latest PCR tests carried out this morning at the national team base at Las Rozas,"

the federation said in a statement

.

Spain's squad and coaching staff immediately went into isolation, so their  under-21 team and coach stepped in to face

Lithuania

on Tuesday, claiming a 4-0 victory in a friendly.

Luis Enrique

has created a parallel training bubble made up of standby players, including Rodrigo Moreno, Pablo Fornals, Carlos Soler, Brais Mendez, Raul Albiol, Kepa Arrizabalaga, and 11 of their Under-21s squad.

No other players have tested positive so far, the Spanish soccer federation confirmed. All players and staff members returned negative results after undergoing tests mandated by UEFA on Wednesday. The players on the parallel squad also all tested negative.

Spain begin their Euro 2020 campaign against

Sweden

in Seville next Monday, before facing

Poland

and

Slovakia

in their other two Group E fixtures.

The Swedes have also been affected by the virus, announcing on Tuesday

positive tests for Dejan Kulusevski and Mattias Svanberg

.


source: SportMob