LaLiga: Real Madrid attacker Vinicius Junior to take COVID-19 test again after getting 'wrong' result
Zidane says Vinicius Junior's test was not positive, adding that sometimes the tests come back with an error, instead of a positive or negative outcome.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says forward Vinicius Junior will need to have another coronavirus test after an initial test result came out “wrong.”
Zidane says “the doctor informed me that the test had come out wrong and we were going to repeat it.”
Zidane says the Brazilian's test was not positive. He says “sometimes there are errors. It wasn’t negative or positive.”
Spanish league players have undergone regular testing since the competition resumed last month.
Some players and staff members at Valencia and Alaves tested positive in March. They have all recovered. No player has tested positive since the competition resumed in empty stadiums.
Madrid leads the Spanish league with four games left.
There will around 22,500 spectators for England's first two group games, against Croatia and Scotland at Wembley, with the stadium running at 25 percent capacity.
Already delayed by 12 months because of the pandemic, the Copa America nearly unravelled when original co-hosts Colombia and Argentina fell through at the last minute — the former because of violent anti-government protests, the latter because of a surge of COVID-19.
Under Zidane, Madrid fought for the LaLiga title until the final round but finished two points behind Atletico Madrid, failing to defend their title and lift back-to-back league trophies for the first time since 2007-08.