Revs player tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of MLS playoff game against Montreal

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A New England Revolution player has tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the MLS team's playoff game Friday against the visiting Montreal Impact.

The Revolution said the positive test came Sunday, with the first-team player, who was not identified, immediately self-isolating.

All other members of the first team including players and staff tested negative on Sunday, as well as prior to a team session Friday.

The Revolution resumed training as scheduled on Monday.

New England (8-7-8) and Montreal (8-13-2) are meeting in an Eastern Conference play-in round match.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 17, 2020

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