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COVID-19: Benfica vs Belenenses abandoned after coronavirus outbreak and injuries leave team with just six players on pitch

2 months ago·Lisbon, Portugal
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A player for Belenenses, who had recently returned from South Africa, tested positive for COVID - as did 16 of his colleagues. Neither team say they wanted to play, but the game went ahead with Belenenses fielding a team of nine. Shortly after half-time they ran out of fit players.
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Sporting News

Why were nine-man Belenenses forced to play Benfica amid COVID-19 outbreak?

The home side were forced to start a reserve goalkeeper on the field as the visitors eventually took a walkover victory.

2 months ago
Ownership:Access Industries
Sky News

COVID-19: Benfica vs Belenenses abandoned after coronavirus outbreak and injuries leave team with just six players on pitch

A player for Belenenses, who had recently returned from South Africa, tested positive for COVID - as did 16 of his colleagues. Neither team say they wanted to play, but the game went ahead with Belenenses fielding a team of nine. Shortly after half-time they ran out of fit players.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
Ownership:Roberts family
Eurosport

Premiera Liga - Game abandoned as Belenenses name just nine players to face Benfica due to Covid-19 outbreak

"By now, teams around the world are used to having to deal with absences of players as they self-isolate due to coronavirus infection or exposure, but Portuguese team Belenenses have had perhaps the most severe effect yet. They faced Benfica on Saturday night but could only field nine players - including two goalkeepers - due to a Covid-19 outbreak, before the match was abandoned."

2 months ago
Ownership:Advance Publications
90Min

Belenenses forced to face Benfica with 9 players after COVID-19 outbreak

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2 months ago·Israel
Ownership:Asaf Peled
Around World journal

COVID-19: Benfica vs Belenenses abandoned after coronavirus outbreak and injuries leave team with just six players on pitch

A top-flight football game in Portugal was abandoned after one team ran out of players due to a COVID outbreak in the squad.The match saw league leade

2 months ago
The Insidexpress

Benfica Game Stopped After Belenenses Forced To Field Nine Players Including Two Goalkeepers Due To Outbreak

BENFICA’S Portuguese League game with Covid-ravaged Belenenses ended in a farcical abandonment with only 17 fit players on the pitch.

2 months ago

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