Champions League: Massive blow for Actual Madrid as THIS defender assessments COVID constructive forward of Liverpool conflict | Soccer Information
La Liga membership Actual Madrid on Tuesday introduced that their star defender Raphael Varane has examined constructive for coronavirus.
This comes as a big blow to the Spanish club as they’re scheduled to play the primary leg of the Champions League quarter-final towards Premier League aspect Liverpool on Wednesday, with the second leg slated to be performed on April 15.
“Actual Madrid C. F. informs that our participant Raphael Varane examined constructive within the COVID-19 check he underwent this morning,” the membership mentioned in a press release.
On Monday, Actual Madrid supervisor Zinedine Zidane had mentioned his crew needs to do properly within the match whereas emphasising the significance of the match.
“It is a knockout tie. It is to be performed over two legs. We all know there are 180 minutes or extra, however for us, as all the time, crucial factor is tomorrow’s sport. We’re not wanting any additional forward than that. We need to do properly on this sport and that is all we’re interested by,” the membership’s official web site had quoted Zidane as saying.
“Liverpool are an entire crew. Individuals will let you know that the three forwards are superb and that is true, however they seem to be a very robust and strong crew, and so they’re enjoying very a lot as a crew. I might focus extra on the crew as an entire, not on one explicit facet. We all know that the three forwards are very harmful gamers and we’ll need to be careful for every thing,” he had added.
(With ANI inputs)