August 19, 2022
Striker tests positive for COVID-19 and lacks Galo against Emelec for Libertadores

Striker tests positive for COVID-19 and lacks Galo against Emelec for Libertadores

He faces Gallo Emelec on Tuesday and is looking for a place in the quarter-finals


This Monday, the Atletico MG He used his social networks to report that striker Ademir has contracted COVID-19 and will miss the second leg of the Round of 16 match. CONMEBOL Libertadoresagainst Emelec, with transmission By ESPN on Star +. Tuesday’s match is scheduled for 19:15 (Brazilian time) in Mineirao.

The number 19 is the owner of the Atletico goal in the first leg match that was held in Guayaquil, which ended in it 1-1 draw, leaving the position in the next stage of the continental competition open. In that match, midfielder Alan was ejected from the elbow and the outstanding Hulk missed a penalty in the final inning.

With Gallo’s 2022 Libertadores shirt, the 27-year-old was present in all seven of the team’s matches, starting with four of them. So far, the striker has scored two goals in the tournament.

Thus, coach Antonio Mohamed won another absence of the decisive duel. In addition to not being able to count on Alan, who is suspended for a red card, and with steering wheel Gayer, who is recovering from injury, Ademir took a test on Monday and didn’t even train with the rest of the team.

Alan Kardec, Jimerson, Pederinho and newly signed Pavon will be able to make their debuts for Minas Gerais after the opening of the CBF transfer window on July 18.