Scotland’s Tierney to miss Ukraine clash after head injury

The 25-year-old, who has represented Scotland 34 times, picked up the injury during its 2-1 win over Ireland in the Nations League on Saturday.

File Photo: Arsenal did not say when Tierney could return to the pitch.

File Photo: Arsenal did not say when Tierney could return to the pitch. | Photo Credit: Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith

The 25-year-old, who has represented Scotland 34 times, picked up the injury during its 2-1 win over Ireland in the Nations League on Saturday.

Scotland defender Kieran Tierney has left the squad after sustaining a head injury against Ireland and will miss its Nations League clash with Ukraine on Tuesday, his club Arsenal said on Sunday.

The 25-year-old, who has represented Scotland 34 times, picked up the injury during its 2-1 win over Ireland in the Nations League on Saturday.

"Our defender is back as a precaution after being substituted due to sustaining a head injury whilst playing for Scotland in their UEFA Nations League fixture against the Republic of Ireland," Premier League Arsenal said in a statement.

Arsenal did not say when Tierney could return to the pitch.

Scotland leads Group One in League B with 12 points from five games, two points ahead of second-placed Ukraine.

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