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Atletico's Yannick Carrasco, Mario Hermoso test positive for Covid-19

FILE - Atletico Madrid’s Yannick Carrasco, left, and Mario Hermoso have tested positive for Covid-19, the Spanish La Liga leaders announced on Saturday. Photo: Sergio Perez/Reuters

FILE - Atletico Madrid’s Yannick Carrasco, left, and Mario Hermoso have tested positive for Covid-19, the Spanish La Liga leaders announced on Saturday. Photo: Sergio Perez/Reuters

Published Jan 30, 2021

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MADRID – Atletico Madrid duo Yannick Carrasco and Mario Hermoso have tested positive for Covid-19, the La Liga leaders said on Saturday.

A statement from Atletico said Belgian winger Carrasco and Spanish defender Hermoso have been isolating at home since Friday and will miss Sunday's trip to Cadiz.

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Both players have made 15 league appearances for Atletico and started last week's 3-1 win over Valencia, their seventh consecutive league victory.

Diego Simeone's side have a seven-point lead at the top of the standings.

Reuters

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