Union suspended its preseason due to Covid-19

The pandemic of Covid-19 continues to affect the world of football. The wave of the strain Omicron spreads and increases in cases have the country on its toes. This time the injured party was Union, who after suffering a new outbreak within the squad had to suspend his preseason in Uruguay.

Union continues with the preseason. Photo: @clubaunion.

The Santa Fe club confirmed six positive cases in the first team, so they will cancel the tour of the Banda Oriental, which included friendlies against Nacional, Peñarol and César Vallejo from Peru. Those infected are: Imanol Machuca, Daniel Juárez, Santiago Gioria, Juan Carlos Portillo, Franco Godoy and Franco Calderón.

Munúa, DT of Union.

Munúa, DT of Union.

The Union statement

” It is reported that due to results + of PCR test of the soccer players Machuca, Juárez, Gioria, Portillo, Godoy and Franco Calderón, the suspension of the preseason in Uruguay was determined. The squad will continue with the training sessions at the Casasol property, ” the club reported on Twitter.

The workouts continue

Despite the fact that Tate had to cancel their friendlies in Uruguay, preparations for the Professional League Cup They will continue at the Casasol property. In addition, a friendly against Rosario Central, scheduled for January 29, remains standing.

Union continues with the preseason.  Photo: @clubaunion.

Union continues with the preseason. Photo: @clubaunion.

When does Union play again?

The men of Gustavo Munúa, which remained in Zone A of the contest, will have their premiere in the new tournament in 2022 on February 13th, receiving neither more nor less than River, the last champion of Argentine soccer.

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