In a PCR test for the Covid-19 Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive again and will not play this Wednesday against Barça in the match of the second day of the group stage of the Champions League according to Gazzetta Dello Sport.
Although UEFA protocol requires that a player who has tested positive must test negative seven days before the match organized by that body, Juventus had asked to be allowed to play in case of testing negative 24 hours before claiming, with a medical report, who had a low viral load and was asymptomatic last week when he tested positive. However, the test this Tuesday has not had the results expected by the Italian club.
The Portuguese have been infected for two weeks after contracting the coronavirus during the concentration of his team. His absence prevents him from meeting Leo Messi again in a very media duel that is postponed to Tuesday, December 8 at the Camp Nou on the last day of the league.
Cristiano would not have played the entire game against Barça since he has been confined at home for two weeks, Andrea Pirlo, ‘bianconeri’ coach, has already announced. The Portuguese is still asymptomatic but the test has left him out of a duel in which the winner can track the goal of finishing first in Group G.