Euro 2020: Scotland's Billy Gilmour tests positive for COVID-19

Gilmour featured in Scotland's last fixture - a goalless draw against England in the European Championship on June 19.

The Scottish national side confirmed the Gilmour's COVID-19 diagnosis in a social media post.   -  GETTY IMAGES

Midfielder Billy Gilmour will miss Scotland's final Euro 2020 Group D match against Croatia on Tuesday after testing positive for COVID-19, the Scottish Football Association said.

Gilmour played a big role in the team's goalless draw with England last weekend in his first start for the national team.

The 20-year-old will now self-isolate for 10 days as per the health protocols, the Scottish FA added.

"The Scottish FA can confirm that a member of the Scotland National Team playing squad, Billy Gilmour, has tested positive for COVID-19," a statement.

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Half a dozen other teams in the tournament have also suffered coronavirus cases.

Scotland, playing in its first major tournament since the 1998 World Cup, is bottom of Group D with one point.

It needs to beat 2018 World Cup finalist Croatia at Hampden Park to have a chance of reaching the knockout stages.

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