David Moyes, Diop, Cullen test positive to coronavirus before EFL game against Hull

David Moyes, Diop, Cullen test positive to coronavirus before EFL game against Hull

- David Moyes along with two other West Ham players tested positive to Covid-19

- West Ham went ahead with their Carabao Cup game against Hull City and won by 5-1

- Issa Diop and Josh Cullen who tested positive, were sent back home to self-isolate

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David Moyes and two other players including Issa Diop and Josh Cullen have tested positive to the deadly coronavirus before West Ham's EFL Cup game against Hull City.

The tests were conducted before the match and the affected trio were sent back home to self-isolate but the match went on as scheduled.

The Hammers arrived at the London Stadium two hours before kick off as defender Diop and midfielder Cullen were both in the starting line ups.

David Moyes, Diop, Cullen test positive to coronavirus before EFL game against Hull

David Moyes, Diop, Cullen test positive to coronavirus before EFL game against Hull City. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Harrison Ashby and Jack Wilshere were used as replacements and assistant manager Irvine stood in for Moyes on the touchline.

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Both clubs' medical staff agreed to allow the match to proceed in line with health protocols and in consultation.

Sebastien Haller and Andriy Yarmolenko scored a brace including Robert Snodgrass as the West Ham thrashed the Hull 5-1 to qualify into the 4th Round of the competition.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Ilkay Gundogan has tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus according to the latest information from Manchester City who face Wolves in their season opener on Monday night, September 21.

The 29-year-old star has been ordered into self-isolation and will not be available for selection for their season opener.

"City can confirm that Ilkay Gundogan has tested positive for Covid-19,” the club said in an official statement.
"Ilkay is now observing a 10-day period of self-isolation in accordance with Premier League and UK Government protocol on quarantine.”
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Legit.ng also reported that David Okereke has returned positive result after all members of his Club Brugge exercised another round of the coronavirus tests.

The Belgian Pro League champions have announced the development that Okereke who tested positive for coronavirus has been isolated from the squad.

The 23-year-old scored in the club’s 4-1 victory over Waasland-Beveren on Saturday, September 11.

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