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6 Maccabi Tel Aviv players test positive for coronavirus

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Soccer team Maccabi Tel Aviv announced that six of its players have tested positive for the coronavirus, along with seven staff members and its technical manager, Barak Yitzhaki.

The announcement Sunday comes just before the first game of the group stage of the Champions League tournament, against Red Bull Salzburg, set to be played in Bloomfield Stadium, Tel Aviv.

Despite the loss of players due to the coronavirus, the game is to take place as usual. The Union of European Football Association’s rules stipulate that if at least 13 team members are fit to play and not in quarantine, games are to be held as usual.

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