Scotland's McGinn to miss Denmark game due to COVID-19

John McGinn said he would also not be able to play for Scotland in its first match of the international break against Denmark at Parken Stadium on Wednesday.

REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE: John McGinn will miss Scotland's upcoming World Cup qualifier against Denmark after testing positive for COVID-19.   -  Getty Images

John McGinn will miss Scotland's upcoming World Cup qualifier against Denmark after testing positive for COVID-19, the Aston Villa midfielder said on Sunday.

McGinn was left out of Villa's squad for their last two matches, a 1-1 draw with Brentford in the Premier League on Saturday and a 6-0 win over Barrow in the League Cup in midweek.

The 26-year-old said he would also not be able to play for Scotland in its first match of the international break against Denmark at Parken Stadium on Wednesday.

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"Disappointed to miss out on the last two matches and Wednesday night with a positive Covid test. Thankfully no symptoms and feeling fine," McGinn said on Twitter.

Scotland, who is second in Group F on five points, four behind Denmark, also hosts Moldova on Saturday before travelling to Vienna to take on fourth-placed Austria on September 7/

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