Several cases of Covid at the Women’s Euro

Holder during the Women’s Euro match between the Netherlands and Sweden, Jackie Groenen tested positive for Covid. She will have to stay in solitary confinement “in the next few days”. The Manchester United player will be able to return to the workforce as soon as she no longer has any symptoms and presents a negative test, the Dutch Federation announced on Twitter.

Pre-match tests not compulsory at the Euro

Other cases have already been detected during the competition. England, which had already had to do without Ellen White during its preparation, saw Lotte Wubben-Moy, substitute in the opening match against Austria (1-0), being forced to temporarily leave the Lionesses . Opponent of France this Sunday, Italy when it will not be able to count on Valentina Cernoia, the midfielder of Juventus Turin.

As a reminder, pre-match tests are not compulsory. A team affected by several cases must isolate the people concerned. No postponement is pronounced as long as at least 13 players, including a goalkeeper, are available.

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