“Following the tests carried out this (Wednesday) morning, four new FC Lorient players have tested positive for Covid-19, “the Breton club said in a press release.
“Nowadays, eleven players from Lorient are placed in solitary confinement, including one who is not included in the official list of 30 players communicated to the Professional Football League “(LFP), continued FC Lorient.
On Tuesday, the club, back in L1 this season but only 19th with 12 points, announced that seven positive cases had been identified in its workforce.
Lorient receives Dijon, 20th in the standings, Sunday and moves to Nîmes, 18th, next week, two matches which are similar to two finals for the maintenance in Ligue 1.
The medical protocol put in place by the LFP in early September considering postponing a meeting if one of the two teams cannot present at least 20 players who test negative on an initial list of 30.
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