Euro 2020 - Slovakia defender Denis Vavro tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of Sweden game
Denis Vavro and a member of Slovakia's coaching staff have tested positive for coronavirus. Head coach Stefan Tarkovic announced the news on Thursday ahead of Slovakia's clash with Sweden on Friday in Russia. The game is still set to go ahead and Vavro is now in isolation.
Denis Vavro of Slovakia gestures during a Slovakia national team training session ahead of their UEFA Euro 2020 match against Poland
"Any additional player called up to meet the minimum of 13 players requires that an equivalent number of quarantined players are definitively withdrawn from the 26 players list," the European body said.
Russia's Andrey Mostovoy and Netherlands goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen were both removed from their squads after returning positive tests, but so far Euro 2020 has largely escaped too much disruption due to outbreaks in squads.
Euro 2020 is being held across Europe with larger crowds being allowed into certain stadiums, depending on the country's coronavirus restrictions.
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