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Madrid defender Carvajal out of Super Cup final due to Covid-19

Lucas Vazquez replaced Carvajal at the end of normal time in the victory over Barca in the semifinal
FILED - 30 July 2019, Bavaria, Munich: Real Madrid's Daniel Carvajal in action during the Audi Cup soccer match between Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur at the Allianz Arena. Photo: Matthias Balk/dpa.
Real Madrid's Daniel Carvajal in action at the Allianz Arena. Photo: Matthias Balk/dpa.

Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal will miss the Supercopa de Espana final against Athletic Bilbao in Riyadh on Sunday after testing positive for coronavirus.

Carvajal started the 3-2 semi-final win over fierce rivals Barcelona at King Fahd Stadium, but will not feature in the showpiece at the same venue this weekend.

The La Liga leaders revealed on Friday that the Spain international had returned a positive Covid-19 test.

Lucas Vazquez replaced Carvajal at the end of normal time in the victory over Barca, which was secured courtesy of Federico Valverde's extra-time strike.

Holders Athletic came from behind to beat Atletico Madrid 2-1 in the second semi-final on Thursday.

Madrid defender Carvajal out of Super Cup final due to Covid-19
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