There’s extra COVID-19 bother within the Main League Soccer bubble in Orlando. The Athletic’s Paul Tenorio and Sam Stejskal reported Sunday that 5 gamers on Nashville SC have examined constructive for the coronavirus since arriving in Orlando.
Reporting with @samstejskal: Nashville SC has had 5 gamers check constructive since arriving in Orlando on Friday, per sources. One upon arrival, 4 extra since. Final 4 must be confirmed by follow-ups.
Nashville hasn’t educated since Tuesday. Set to play Fireplace on Wednesday.
— Paul Tenorio (@PaulTenorio) July 5, 2020
One participant examined constructive throughout preliminary arrival testing, and 4 extra examined constructive in subsequent testing. Nashville is scheduled to face the Chicago Fireplace on Wednesday, however that match is unsure now for the reason that staff hasn’t practiced since Tuesday. It’s doable that it might be postponed, which is what MLS did when 9 FC Dallas gamers examined constructive final week.
The constructive assessments don’t finish there. Two members of the Colorado Rapids have reportedly examined constructive for COVID-19, and the staff is delaying their flight to Orlando till Sunday.
Sources: Colorado Rapids have postponed immediately’s flight to Orlando. Two members of touring occasion, together with one participant, examined constructive for COVID-19 on closing spherical of pre-travel testing. Observe-up testing to happen. Intention is to journey tomorrow.
— Sam Stejskal (@samstejskal) July 5, 2020
If the Rapids find yourself with the ability to journey to Orlando on Sunday, they’ll all be examined there as soon as they arrive. However as we’ve seen with each FC Dallas and Nashville SC, arrival testing might not catch all the pieces.
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