Soccer-Scotland's Tierney returns home from Euros with injury


Soccer Football - Euro 2024 - Group A - Scotland v Switzerland - Cologne Stadium, Cologne, Germany - June 19, 2024 Scotland's Kieran Tierney is stretchered off after sustaining an injury REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

(Reuters) - Scotland full back Kieran Tierney's participation at the European Championship came to a premature end when the team confirmed on Friday that he was returning home with an injury.

Tierney injured his hamstring in Scotland's 1-1 draw with Switzerland. The left back he was involved in a tussle with Dan Ndoye at the hour-mark and the 27-year-old immediately signalled to the dugout before he was taken off the pitch on a stretcher.

"Kieran leaves camp due to injury and will return to Arsenal for further assessment," Scotland said in a statement.

Scotland are third in Group A, three points behind the second-placed Swiss. They play bottom side Hungary in their final group game on Sunday.

(Reporting by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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