Roberto Jiménez, positive for coronavirus
The match at Camp Nou on Matchday 29 will be lost, predictably
New unforeseen event for Sergio González and for Real Valladolid. With the team and the club environment trying to recover from the draw in the duel against Sevilla, with Bono’s goal in injury time, the Blanquivioleta entity has communicated the positive for coronavirus of the goalkeeper Roberto Jiménez, news in the last hours for the play that led to the goal of his counterpart in the Sevilla team.
Real Valladolid has announced that “it presents a positive result confirmed by PCR test. At the express wish of the footballer himself, we inform that it is Roberto Jiménez, isolated at home. The result has been transferred to the health authorities. The Club is in permanent contact and coordination with said authorities, and collaborates closely with the Epidemiology Service of the Junta de Castilla y León and the Responsible for Monitoring Epidemiological Surveillance (RESE) of the Basic Health Zone in Valladolid to preserve the health of all those involved, including the close contacts of the footballer “.
On a sporting level, secondary compared to health, Roberto would initially miss the game against Barcelona at the Camp Nou, despite the fact that there are more than 10 days left for it due to the selection break. If he is asymptomatic and does not suffer complications, he could be available for the important duel against Granada at the José Zorrilla Stadium on Matchday 30.