Borussia Mönchengladbach excluded their Swiss international forward Breel Embolo from their match against Werder Bremen (1-0 for Gladbach) on Tuesday, suspected of having violated the sanitary regulations imposed on footballers. According to the newspaper Bild, Embolo participated on Sunday night in which 23 people were present and in which the use of a mask and social distance were not respected.

Embolo denied it and explained on Instagram: “On Sunday night, after the game against Stuttgart (2-2) I went to dinner with a friend. In the current circumstances, it was a mistake. “

But Embolo flatly denied having participated in the controversial evening: “It is false information. The apartment I was in was near the room where this party took place, ”he said.

Borussia M’gladbach beat Werder Bremen 1-0 on Tuesday thanks to a header from Elvedi. Embolo will not train again until it is confirmed that he has tested positive for the coronavirus.