Tottenham Carabao Cup clash in doubt as Leyton Orient players test positive for coronavirus
Sept. 21, 2020
Tottenham’s Carabao Cup clash against Leyton Orient has been thrown into doubt after the League Two club announced numerous players have tested positive for coronavirus.
Spurs were set to travel to Leyton Orient for their Carabao Cup third round clash on Tuesday.
However, the O’s positive coronavirus tests could see the match postponed.
“Today we received formal confirmation which shows that a number of our first-team squad have tested positive for COVID-19.
“We have informed the EFL and Tottenham Hotspur and will make a further announcement regarding Tuesday’s match shortly.
“We have also informed Mansfield Town, Plymouth Argyle and Oldham Athletic, our three most recent opponents, prior to the public release of this information.
“Leyton Orient’s priority is the health and well-being of its players and staff. Those who have tested positive will now strictly follow government self-isolation guidelines.
“The Breyer Group Stadium and training ground facilities will be closed until further notice.
“At this time, the club will make no further comment.”
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