The date of the Bayern and Atletico Madrid match has been fixed, despite Gnabry's injury to Corona
A spokesman for the European Football Association ("UEFA") confirmed that the match between Bayern Munich, the defending champion and his guest Atletico Madrid, in the first round of the group stage of the Champions League competition, will be held as scheduled this evening, Wednesday, despite the infection of the Bavarian club striker Serge Gnabry with the Corona virus.
Gnabry had participated in the exercises of the Bavarian giant on Tuesday, along with 24 other members of the Bayern Munich team, before he was placed in quarantine due to testing positive for the new Corona virus.
There were fears that the match would be postponed in the event that other Bayern Munich players were injured, but the results of additional tests that the rest of Bayern Munich underwent on Wednesday morning were negative.
And the Munich local health authority, which examined people who had contact with Gnabry, had not raised any objections to the match being held.
The match will be played at the Allianz Arena in Munich, behind closed doors.
Gnabry is considered the first Bayern Munich player to be infected with the Corona virus.
The French striker, Kingsley Coman, was quarantined in mid-September after coming into contact with a person infected with the virus.
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