Potential successors for Wagner don't seem to be queuing up at the outfit's headquarters, but there may well be a new coach installed if the run of defeats continues.
Lokomotiv also have the advantage that the season in Georgia is more advanced than in Spain and they currently lie in fifth position in their domestic league with four wins, four draws and three defeats from 11 matches.
More than 2,000 competitors from China, Britain, Japan, Canada, Spain and other countries and regions will take part in the competition, which is comprised of a 65km race, 25km race and 5km race. The top eight contestants in the men's and women's groups can get prize money ranging from 100 yuan to 2,000 yuan.
Brazilian news outlet O Globo said former Atletico Madrid duo Diego Ribas and Filipe Luis were among the players to test positive. Others were Chile international right-back Mauricio Isla, winger Bruno Henrique, forward Michael Delgado and defender Matheuzinho, the report added.
After running 2:29.15 for the 1,000m in Monaco, narrowly missing the world record in the process, Kenyan Faith Kipyegon, the Olympic 1,500m champion will return to her specialty, the 1,500m. Enditem
There is also a slight doubt over Martin Odegaard, who returned from loan from Real Sociedad over the summer and was in the starting 11 to face his former club a week ago.
Yan, 20, faced his fourth-round opponent Aaron Hill after the 18-year-old had stunned six-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan earlier in the draw, but only managed to claim one frame against Yan, who ranks 15th in the world.
The club insisted that their measures and protocols around COVID-19 remain stringent. They even offered to test the Hull City team ahead of Tuesday's fixture, but the visitors declined the offer.
The CBF did not immediately respond to the request.
According to the requirements of the General Administration of Sports of China, only those who pass the physical tests standard will qualify for the championships.
The five-man leading pack started to wither after 27km. Duo was the first to fade away and Dong dropped back after 33km. Su and Yang Le broke away from Peng after 35km and the in-form Su managed to pull clear from Yang near 39km.