Junior continues to paddle against the wave of Covid-19 that has bathed the team since last week. The rojiblanco team, which He only traveled with 17 players to Chilean territory To face Coquimbo Unido (Jeison Angulo did not travel in the end), he will not have four of those players by order of the health authorities of the southern country.
The Sharks traveled to Santiago on a charter flight, two hours after the game they lost 2-1 to America, in the Metropolitan Stadium, in the semi-final of the League. Upon arriving in Santiago, where there were inconveniences to land due to weather issues, they were subjected to random PCR tests, in which Fabián Ángel was positive.
Since then, the rojiblancos have been more pending to comply with the requirements and demands of the Chilean health authorities, who asked that Angel be isolated. Likewise, the people who most came into contact with him: Reinaldo Fontalvo, Luis Sandoval and Michael Rangel.
The Chilean health authorities reached an agreement with the shark club so that the four players would be dispensed with and reduce the chances of contagion.
So Junior will play with Sebastián Viera; Fabián Viáfara, Dany Rosero, Germán Mera, David Murillo; Edwuin Cetré, Didier Moreno, James Sánchez, Freddy Hinestroza; Teófilo Gutiérrez; Miguel Borja.
Substitutes: Daniel Moreno and Jefferson Gómez.
Teo Gutiérrez will enter the field despite the muscular injury for which he did not want to risk from the beginning in the game against the ‘Red Devils’. José María Pazo, goalkeeping coach, will be the coach because Luis Amaranto Perea and Luis Grau are still incapacitated by Covid-19. They will deliver directions from home, by phone.
Ángel, Fontalvo, Sandoval and Rangel will remain apart. “Things always happen for a reason and I will always conform to the will of God. We are stronger than ever ”, said Fabián Ángel.
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