The Paraná Board of Trustees announced this afternoon that three of the members of its professional team are infected with coronavirus, so they will be on the sidelines of Sunday’s match, at 2:00 p.m., against Gimnasia and Esgrima La Plata, for the ninth date of the Copa de la Professional Football League (LPF).
The entity from Entre Ríos reported that “after the swabs carried out on the squad”, the defender Dylan Gissi, the striker Nicolás Franco and the leading marker Gustavo Canto, who – presumably – was going to act as a starter, produced detectable positive results.
The three footballers “are isolated in their respective homes, in very good general condition and under the supervision of the institution’s medical staff,” the text continued.
He is also infected with the Covid-19 virus, the technical assistant Emanuel Russo, one of the collaborating director of DT Iván Delfino.
In this way the door is opened for Agustín Pastorelli or Bruno Urribarri to enter as a side from the left sector, instead of Canto.
After the team’s qualification for the round of 16 of the Argentine Cup (after defeating Lanús on penalties), coach Delfino considered that “the spirit improved significantly. But in football we still have to change a lot of things. We need more virtues to empower ”, expressed the DT, as reproduced by the party site ‘Code Pattern’.