Maroni and Cvitanich, new cases of coronavirus in football

    Maroni and Cvitanich, new cases of coronavirus in football

    Buenos Aires. Cordovan attacking midfielder Gonzalo Maroni was isolated yesterday by Boca Juniors and will not be part of the squad that will visit Unión de Santa Fe tomorrow for the ninth date of the League Cup, because he presented symptoms compatible with the coronavirus.

    Maroni, 22 years old and usually a substitute in Boca, although during the current tournament he started several times and excelled with two goals against Vélez in the 7-1 win at Liniers on March 7, he was not going to start in Santa But Faith is always a good option for coach Miguel Angel Russo.

    Cvitanich, ruled out against Independiente

    For his part, Racing Club forward Darío Cvitanich was ruled out for today’s classic against Independiente because he contracted coronavirus, as confirmed by the club on its official Twitter account.

    “Dario Cvitanich presented symptoms compatible with the coronavirus in the morning of this Friday, after the end of the practice. He was later swabbed and the study gave a positive result,” Racing reported.

    The former Banfield and Boca is “isolated at home and in good health,” added the Avellaneda club.

    Cvitanich, 36, had earned his place as a starter against Independiente, but coach Juan Antonio Pizzi will have to define his replacement. The forward joined Ignacio Piatti who also tested positive for coronavirus. (Télam)

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