Those affected are goalkeeper John Maciel Furtado, starter and defender Wagner Leonardo, substitute in 0-0 corresponding to the first stage of the semifinal phase, played at the “La Bombonera” stadium in Buenos Aires.
Argentine authorities prevented them both from leaving the country when they returned to Brazil with their comrades because they had a positive test for coronavirus, which was reported in Boca Juniors, Indian TyC Sports.
Immediately, the “xeneize” team complained to the South American Football Confederation, arguing negligence in compliance with the Copa Libertadores biosanitary protocol, added the medium.
However, from Conmebol they replied that the team from São Paulo had tampons every 3 days competition and that all results were negative, so that its members were allowed to meet the commitment.
The peculiarity is that TyC assured that hours before the meeting there was a new day of testing and that in these two infections appeared, suggesting that the Brazilian club decided to present itself in this way, hiding the situation.
3 Colombians played against Santos
In the match, the “coffee growers” acted with Boca Sebastián Villa, Frank Fabra and Edwin Cardona, the latter entering from the bench; while Colombian Jorman Campuzano could not be due to injury.
For now, the Argentine team hopes to provide the results of the tests made by Santos to continue their claim before return match, scheduled for Wednesday, January 13.