Kieran Tierney is missing from Scotland’s opening match of Euro 2020 – and Tartan Army fans are gutted that the Arsenal defender isn’t available.

The Arsenal left-back picked up a knee injury in April but recovered in time to make Steve Clarke’s Euros squad for the major finals. But despite playing in friendly matches against Netherlands and Luxembourg, Tierney has missed out on the Czech Republic encounter at Hampden Park.

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Arsenal star Kieran Tierney is missing out. (Photo by Christian Kaspar-Bartke/Getty Images)

It’s Scotland’s first game at a major tournament since World Cup 1998 in an agonizing blow for the Arsenal left-back. It’s equally hard to take for manager Steve Clarke, who has established Tierney as one of his best players in the Scotland ranks.

Scotland will take on England at Wembley on Friday and return to Hampden after the Czech Republic test next Tuesday to face Croatia. Fans of the national team have reacted to the news over Tierney.

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