21 Jan Membership America slams Monterrey’s dealing with of coronavirus outbreak
A minimum of 19 Monterrey gamers and workers have examined optimistic for COVID-19 on Tuesday, prompting Liga MX to postpone the membership’s subsequent two video games and a harsh rebuke from the membership’s most up-to-date opponents Membership America.
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The outbreak was confirmed simply days after Monterrey’s 1-Zero win towards Membership America on the BBVA Stadium on Saturday night time. Previous to the sport, Monterrey saved defender Stefan Medina and ahead Aviles Hurtado out of each the beginning lineup and the bench.
On Tuesday, reviews named Medina and Hurtado as simply two of the 11 gamers who examined optimistic for the virus, together with eight members of the team’s teaching and technical workers.
Different Monterrey gamers from the match who examined optimistic had been Rogelio Funes Mori, Cesar Montes or Maximiiano Meza.
“The individuals have been remoted and are below fixed remark by the membership’s medical team, following the entire pointers set forth by healthcare professionals,” the league stated.
Membership America known as Monterrey’s outbreak “unlucky” and confirmed that a few of its gamers had been now presenting COVID-19 signs. Early reviews have signaled goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa and midfielder Nicolas Benedetti as these affected.
“Accountability from all is indispensable to decrease COVID-19 contagion,” learn a press release from Membership America posted shortly after the postponements had been confirmed. “We think about that Monterrey’s first team might have taken further precautions after discovering out a few of their gamers examined optimistic a day earlier than the match towards our membership.”
Consistent with a number of leagues around the globe in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, gamers lacking video games as a result of sickness has been a relentless challenge in Liga MX for the reason that league returned to play in late July. Every week earlier than dealing with America, Monterrey’s earlier opponent, Atlas, introduced two gamers would miss the Guardianes 2021 opener attributable to optimistic exams.
Because of its personal outbreak, Monterrey shut down coaching at its El Barrial web site via Friday, including via a press release that the membership would “implement sanitizing actions and a revision of well being protocols.”
Monterrey’s subsequent scheduled match, a house recreation towards Leon, was to be performed on Saturday however Liga MX introduced it would now occur on March 10. Moreover, a street conflict towards Puebla scheduled for Jan. 29 was pushed to Feb. 2.
Membership America is scheduled to face FC Juarez on Saturday although no bulletins on whether or not the sport can go ahead have been made but.