Oliver Burke will miss Scotland’s Euro 2020 play-off semi-final with Israel after the Sheffield United man picked up an injury.

Steve Clarke’s side will contest a massive match at Hampden this evening against Israel. Scotland face the Israeli’s for a place in a Euro 2020 play-off final which could seal Scotland’s return to major tournament football for the first time since 1998.

But they will have to do it without the Sheffield United forward. Burke has been ruled out of the upcoming triple-header which starts tonight with injury issues.

Clarke hasn’t had much help on the fitness front ahead of the Israel game. Stuart Armstrong, Ryan Christie and Kieran Tierney are all out through COVID-19 related issues whilst the likes of Scott McKenna are missing through injury.

Burke last featured for Sheffield United at the weekend during a 2-1 defeat to Arsenal.

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Sheffield United forward Oliver Burke will miss the upcoming Scotland matches as he leaves Clarke’s squad with an injury problem. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

He was subbed just before the hour mark in London, replaced by fellow Scotland forward Oli McBurnie.

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