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Attentive, Boca: an Atlético Mineiro player tested positive for Covid-19

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The Chilean striker will miss the rematch of the round of 16 against Xeneize and in Galo they fear that there will be more infected.

A few days before the match, rematch of the round of 16 of the Liberators cup in view of Boca, the news in Atlético Mineiro is not good at all. The thing is Eduardo Vargas placeholder image, 31-year-old Chilean striker, He tested positive for Covid-19 and he will not be able to be present at the revenge that will be played at the Mineirao.

In the first leg, which ended 0-0 and was played at La Bombonera, Vargas played just over 22 minutes. The attacker started the match as a substitute and entered the second half 23 minutes in the place of Argentine Matías Zaracho.

As a result of this news, in Atlético Mineiro a climate of concern reigns, since they fear that more infections have occurred on campus. It is worth remembering that Vargas had already had coronavirus and has applied both doses of the vaccine against the disease.

When will Atlético Mineiro and Boca play for the second leg of the Copa Libertadores round of 16

Galo and Xeneize will meet on Tuesday, from 7.15pm, at the Mineirao in Belo Horizonte. As the first leg ended 0-0, the team that wins will advance to the quarterfinals of the Copa Libertadores 2021. In the event that the match ends tied without goals, the winner of the series will be defined by penalties. Any tie with goals will classify Boca.


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