Juventus point man, Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus. Although the Juve forward is currently feeling well and hasn’t been suffering covid-19 symptoms he is now self-isolating and will play no part in Portugal’s clash with Sweden.
The rest of the Portugal team have returned negative tests and are available for selection.
The Portuguese Football Federation said:
“Cristiano Ronaldo was released from the work of the National Team after a positive test for COVID-19, so he will not face Sweden.”
“The Portuguese international is doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation.”
“Following the positive case, the remaining players underwent new tests this Tuesday morning, all with a negative result, and are available to Fernando Santos for training this afternoon, in the City of Football.”
“The game, counting for the qualification phase of the League of Nations, is scheduled for Wednesday, at 19:45, in Alvalade.”
Portugal will face Sweden in the Nations League on Wednesday night.