The Portuguese national team coach Santos attended the pre-match press conference against Sweden. He talked about Cristiano Ronaldo who was infected by the new crown.
Regarding the confirmed cases in the team before, Santos told reporters: "I had to make changes in the first game because Fonte was infected, but I did not change the team's tactics and playing methods, just It’s just a starting player. I have confidence in my players. I sent Semedo to start that game. It was the same in the second game. I felt sorry for the two players we were infected. It will never have a positive impact."
"Now we have a new case. We have lost the best player in the world. No team will get better after losing the best in the world. But our team has proven that we can solve the problem. Ability, so I feel at ease."
"Do you want Ronaldo? Yes, that's for sure, but I also have full confidence in the other players. Whoever plays will play well."
"He's doing well now. He was diagnosed after the second review... He was quarantined alone last night, and the other players returned to their rooms. At night, they also learned the news. "
"They retested again this morning. Ronaldo was the first one. He communicated with us in the room upstairs and he told us that he wanted to play football. Well, he has no symptoms at all and no problems. He is also not quite sure what happened."