Andriy Lunin assessments optimistic for COVID-19

Real Madrid goalkeeper Andriy Lunin has examined optimistic for COVID-19, which can pressure him out of this weekend’s La Liga match in opposition to Real Betis.

22-year-old Lunin is just back-up to the primary alternative Thibaut Courtois however has been a crucial a part of the match day squad for the reason that begin of final season.

Ukraine’s worldwide has been on the bench for Real’s opening two matches of the season. His compelled isolation additionally dangers excluding him from worldwide service after being known as up for his nation’s World Cup qualifiers subsequent week.

An announcement from Real solely confirmed that Lunin has examined optimistic and didn’t point out the size of his isolation or whether or not different members of the squad or workers require additional testing if anybody has been in shut contact with the goalkeeper.

Since Lunin can’t take his typical place on the bench for the Betis match, Real should determine which election choices to make earlier than the match on Saturday.

20-year-old Toni Fuidias has been on an prolonged bench along with Lunin for the 2 La Liga matches performed thus far. Real can decide to accept Fuidias alone this time, decide to fill the area with one other outdoors participant or name one other Castilla goalkeeper in Luis Lopez.

Real have taken 4 factors from their opening matches in La Liga this season, with a 4-1 victory in opposition to Alaves earlier than holding on to 3-3 in opposition to Levante final trip. They are third within the desk behind Sevilla and Atletico Madrid, who each have most factors thus far.

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