Crystal Palace Captain, Luka Milivojevic Tests Positive For COVID-19; To Miss Serbia Clash With Scotland

Crystal Palace captain, Luka Milivojevic will miss Serbia's Euro 2020 play-off against Scotland on Thursday night after testing positive for coronavirus.

The 29-year-old midfielder recorded a positive test on Monday November 9, and also tested positive for Covid-19 in a second test the following day and is now self-isolating as a result.


'After regular testing on Covid-19, performed on Monday upon the arrival of representative team players to the Sports Centre of the Serbian FA in Stara Pazova the result for captain of Crystal Palace Milivojevic came up positive,' a Serbian FA statement read on Thursday.


'In accordance with UEFA medical regulations and protocols, Luka Milivojevic left the sports centre immediately after receiving the result and remained in Serbia in self-isolation at home.


'The day after he has undergone another control test, which also came up positive. He will stay in Serbia in accordance with current laws of the Republic of Serbia related with the Covid-19 pandemic.

'All the players and technical staff members of the A-team had negative results after additional testing, hence all the other representative players are available to the coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic for tonight's game vs Scotland.'

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