Poland withdraws keeper Skorupski from squad after he tests COVID-19 positive

Skorupski reported symptoms on Thursday night and went into isolation on Friday after returning a positive result.

Skorupski gains control of a ball during a Serie A fixture-AP

Poland withdrew Lukasz Skorupski from its World Cup qualifiers squad against Andorra and England after the goalkeeper tested positive for COVID-19, the country's football association said.

Skorupski, who plays for Italian Serie A club Bologna, reported symptoms on Thursday night and went into isolation on Friday after returning a positive result, with Poland calling up Karol Niemczycki as a replacement.

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The 29-year-old is the second Polish player to test positive after Leeds United midfielder Mateusz Klich earlier this week.

Poland, who drew 3-3 with Hungary on Thursday, host Andorra on Sunday before taking on England at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday.