Doherty considered one of two extra constructive Covid-19 checks for Rep of Eire
Matt Doherty and James McClean have examined constructive for coronavirus forward of the Republic of Eire’s remaining Nations League fixture towards Bulgaria.
The pair began Sunday’s 1-0 defeat by Wales in Cardiff however have now been remoted from the remainder of the group, which flew again to Dublin on Monday.
A Soccer Affiliation of Eire assertion mentioned: “The Soccer Affiliation of Eire can affirm Eire defender Matt Doherty and ahead James McClean have examined constructive for Covid-19.
“The gamers have been remoted from the group as per Covid-19 protocols, and the HSE have been knowledgeable of this growth.
“The remainder of the employees and squad examined detrimental forward of the flight again to Dublin this morning earlier than the UEFA Nations League match towards Bulgaria on Wednesday.”
The event represents a recent headache for supervisor Stephen Kenny, who has already misplaced Callum Robinson and Alan Browne to constructive checks this month.
With Seamus Coleman, Enda Stevens and John Egan lacking by damage and James McCarthy having withdrawn from the squad for household causes, Kenny’s assets have been depleted additional on the Cardiff Metropolis Stadium by Jeff Hendrick’s purple card and the reserving which is able to see fellow midfielder Jayson Molumby be part of him on the suspension listing towards Bulgaria.
Eire must keep away from defeat on the Aviva Stadium to make sure they don’t end backside of Group B4 and undergo relegation.
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