The coronavurus outbreak that broke out in several Argentine football clubs did not affect mostly the players of River, but the news of the case of Jorge Moreira opened questions and doubts about the symptoms that can occur in the previous match with Colón for the Professional League Cup.
Through a statement, the club reported the situation of the Paraguayan side, who is not taken into account by Marcelo gallardo, but that was part of the last practices. In this sense, it is expected for new exams in the next few hours, despite the fact that the results of the day they were negative for the rest.
ℹ️ [Parte médico] Tras los hisopados realizados esta mañana, Jorge Moreira dio positivo de Covid-19. El jugador se encuentra aislado y asintomático.
El resto de los testeos dieron resultado negativo.
— River Plate (@RiverPlate) April 9, 2021
“After the swabs performed this morning, Jorge Moreira tested positive for Covid-19. The player is isolated and asymptomatic. The rest of the tests gave negative results, “River Plate reported on social networks, confirming the loss of the Paraguayan.
Besides Moreira, Gallardo cannot count on Matias Suarez due to injury. The forward has synovitis in one of his knees, which was operated years ago when he stood out as a player for Anderlecht in Belgium. For now, he works in recovery kinesiology.