Stuart Armstrong returned with a bang on Sunday afternoon as the Scotland midfielder helped Southampton to a fine win.

Earlier this month whilst on international duty with the national team, the Southampton star was diagnosed with Covid-19 following a positive result in a routine round of testing.

The Southampton man picked up a positive test earlier this month. (Photo by Mikhail TereshchenkoTASS via Getty Images)

It left him unavailable for the crucial triple-header against Israel, Slovakia and Czech Republic, Scotland battling on to claim three narrow victories.

With so much news surrounding the effects of Covid-19, there was obvious concern for Armstrong’s health. But thankfully, he was able to make a scheduled return to Southampton action on Sunday.

His return was met with a fine result too, the Saints beating previously undefeated Everton 2-0 at St. Mary’s. Goals for James Ward-Prowse and Che Adams sealed an impressive victory.


Armstrong returned. (Photo by FRANK AUGSTEIN/AFP via Getty Images)

Armstrong did a remarkable job of lasting 86 minutes on his return to action. It’s a boost for Scotland ahead of the Euro 2020 play-off final next month.

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