Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni, Alexis Mac Allister of Brighton COVID positive


Argentina national team coach Lionel Scaloni and Alexis Mac Allister of Brighton have tested positive for COVID.

Lionel Scaloni and Alexis Mac Allister will not be travelling with the Argentina national team for their World Cup qualifying match against Chile. Coach Scaloni mentioned it at a press conference on Wednesday that they have both tested positive and they cannot travel.

Current laws in Chile require a negative PCR test to enter and both the coach and the player will not be with the rest of the team. This would be in addition to Pablo Aimar, who also tested positive.


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    To : Lionel Scaloni (Jose Manuel Lopez to replace Alexis Mac Allister COVID positive)

    It is time to give chance (opportunity) to call up Jose Manuel Lopez ((left) forward or striker/ Club Atletico Lanus (Argentina)) to replace Mac Allister (playmaker, right midfielder/ Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. (England)) in Argentina Senior National Football Team to play in qualification matches of world cup 2022 – Chile versus Argentina (January 28, 2022) and Argentina versus Colombia (February 2, 2022). Mac Allister have tested positive for COVID. Jose Manuel Lopez is a rising star who has made 13 goals and 2 assists in 25 matches of Argentine Primera Division.

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