Euro (M) | After Croatia-France, a positive Covid case among Croats

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The day after their defeat against France (22-27), Croatia announced that they had detected a positive case for Covid-19 among the players who faced the Blues.

This is probably what the organizers of Euro 2022 wanted to avoid: positive cases of Covid were detected after a match in the competition. And it is the adversary of the France in the first match of the competition, the Croatia, which is impacted. The Croatian federation has already informed the local media, which have all relayed the information, including public television. HRT. Impacted players are the pivot Leon Susanja (in the background behind Nicolas Tournat in the photo), and the left winger Lovro Mihic. It is still too early to know what the consequences will be for the workforce of the Blues for the rest of the competition.

Update at 8:35 p.m.: For his part, Croatian coach Hrvoje Horvat has called up two new players for the rest of the competition, who will be able to travel to Hungary subject to a negative PCR test: Željko Musa and Valentino Ravnić.

Mickael Georgeault

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