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Atletico Madrid see TWO players test positive for Covid-19 - spelling concern for Champions League showdown against RB Leipzig Two players from the Atletico Madrid squad have tested positive for covid-19 The Spanish giants are set to play RB Leipzig in the Champions League  A full run of tests will be performed again before the squad can travel to Lisbon The two players who have tested positive will now enter a quarantine period 

By Danny Gallagher For Mailonline

Published: 20:19 BST, 9 August 2020 | Updated: 21:00 BST, 9 August 2020

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Atletico Madrid have confirmed that two senior players have tested positive for coronavirus following the most recent round of medical checks. 

The Spanish club are set to face RB Leipzig in the Champions League quarter-finals next week, and travel to Portugal for the revised conclusion of European football's premier competition.

Issuing a statement on Saturday evening, Atletico confirmed two players have contracted the virus and that all necessary health and footballing bodies have been notified as a result.

Two Atletico Madrid players have tested positive for coronavirus this week

Two Atletico Madrid players have tested positive for coronavirus this week

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