Tested positive for Covid-19, Mönchengladbach player Alassane Pléa is already forfeited for the Bundesliga match against Augsburg this weekend. He could be absent against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League.
This season, Alassane Pléa has become a strong element in the formation of Monchengladbach. In the Champions League, he broke the screen with his fabulous hat-trick in the resounding victory in Donetsk (6-0). Unfortunately, he could not be present for the reception of the Ukrainians to keep the first place in Group B. In a press conference, the coach Marco Rose has already declared the non-summons of the player against Augsburg in the league.
For Rose, the team will “miss” Pléa
“@alassane_plea will not be in the squad this Saturday as he is the player whose Covid-19 test came out positive. His qualities will be missed against Augsburg.” 🗣 Marco Rose | #BMGFCA #DieFohlen pic.twitter.com/MfAArWskgy
– Gladbach (@borussia_fr) November 19, 2020
Marco Rose has spoken about the player being sidelined for the league game. “Alassane Pléa will not be in the group this Saturday, because he is the player whose Covid-19 test came out positive. His qualities will be missed against Augsburg, the manager said. We hope that he will come back quickly and that he will find the grounds ”, he hoped in perception of the Champions League. The Swiss Breel Embolo should replace him in attack, for this weekend, by teaming up with Marcus Thuram.
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