André Villas-Boas during the friendly match Bayern Munich - Olympique de Marseille, July 31, 2020. - AFP

The three suspected cases of Covid-19 within the Olympique de Marseille team have been confirmed, the club announced on Twitter on Tuesday morning, threatening the holding of the Ligue 1 opening match on Friday against Saint-Etienne .

The Covid commission met again on Tuesday

After the case announced Thursday, this brings to 4 the number of cases within OM, the threshold from which the Professional Football League (LFP) can decide to postpone a match. OM announces on Twitter to have "transmitted all the elements to the LFP".

As a result of testing on Monday, no new cases of # COVID19 were revealed, but Sunday's 3 suspected cases have been confirmed.

The club transmitted all the elements to @LFPfr.

- Olympique de Marseille (@OM_Officiel) August 18, 2020

The League's Covid Commission should meet again on Tuesday, after a first meeting on the subject Monday to study the holding of the OM - AS Saint-Etienne match, scheduled for Friday at 7 p.m. at the Vélodrome stadium to open the first day of Ligue 1 .

For its part, Nîmes Olympique announced two new suspected cases in its professional group and all its employees were placed in solitary confinement pending further tests. The Nîmes club had received the Marseille club on August 9 in a friendly match (0-1).


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