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Soccer-Scotland's Fleck out of Euro warmup after positive COVID-19 test

REUTERS: Scotland midfielder John Fleck will miss their friendly international against the Netherlands on Wednesday after testing positive for COVID-19, the Scottish FA said.

Fleck returned the positive test at the Scottish team's base camp in Spain and was self-isolating in line with Spanish government guidelines, the Scottish FA said in a statement on Tuesday.

"The rest of the squad was retested for COVID-19 and returned negative results today," the statement added.

The positive test means Fleck might also miss Scotland's final European Championship warm-up match against Luxembourg on Sunday.

Scotland open their Euro 2020 Group D campaign against Czech Republic on June 14. England and Croatia are the other teams in the group.

(Reporting by Simon Jennings in Bengaluru; Editing by Christian Radnedge)

Source: Reuters


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