The EM starts on Friday with many participating nations that are still struggling with new COVID-19 infections and some players are not vaccinated.
The following players are affected by COVID-19: THE NETHERLANDS
* Jasper Cillessen – tested positive on May 28th The Netherlands removed the goalkeeper of choice from their squad after a positive test.
RUSSIA * Andrei Mostovoy – tested positive on June 11
Russia replaced midfielder Andrei Mostovoy in his line-up with defender Roman Yevgenyev after the former’s recent coronavirus test came back with “poor results”. SCOTLAND
* John Fleck – tested positive on June 2nd Midfielder John Fleck tested positive at the team’s base camp in Spain before an international match against the Netherlands. Six other players did not travel to the friendly as a precaution.
SPAIN * Sergio Busquets – tested positive on June 6th
* Diego Llorente – tested positive on June 9th Captain Sergio Busquets tested positive eight days before his first game at Euro 2020 and will miss Spain’s opening game against Sweden on Monday.
Defender Diego Llorente tested positive five days before the start of the 2020 Spanish EURO. However, he was supposed to return to the squad’s training camp after testing negative in another two rounds of testing. There was evidence that it had returned a false positive.
SWEDEN * Dejan Kulusevski – tested positive on June 8th
* Mattias Svanberg – tested positive on June 8th Swedish midfielders Dejan Kulusevski and Mattias Svanberg will miss the opening game against Spain.
After the first of the two players tested positive, Sweden head coach Janne Andersson said no reserve would be called as he hoped Kulusevski could return to the squad after the Group E opener.
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