EURO 2020 – UEFA European Qualifiers – Lithuania vs Serbia Preview & Prediction
When does Lithuania vs Serbia kick off? Monday 14th October, 2019 – 19:45 (UK)
Where is Lithuania vs Serbia being played? Vilniaus LFF stadionas
What television channel is Lithuania vs Serbia on? Sky have the rights to UEFA European Qualifiers matches in the UK, so it is worth checking the Sky Sports schedule
Where can I stream Lithuania vs Serbia? If the match is televised on Sky Sports, then subscribers will be able to stream the match live via Sky Go
What was the score when the teams last met? Serbia 4-1 Lithuania
THE TEAM NEWS
- Lithuania sit bottom of Group B with just one point having suffered their fourth successive defeat in Ukraine on Friday night.
- Key man Arvydas Novikovas will miss this match after picking up his third booking of the campaign against Ukraine, so Saulius Mikoliunas is likely to move forward into the right-wing spot with Fedor Chernykh injured.
- Goalkeeper Vytautas Cerniauskas made his first competitive start against Ukraine with fellow keepers Ernerstas Setkus and Emilijus Zubas both out injured.
Predicted line-up (4-1-4-1): Cerniauskas; Lasickas, Klimavicius, Girdvainis, Andriuskevicius; Zulpa; Mikoliunas, Vorobjovas, Verbickas, Golubickas; Laukzemis
Unavailable: Novikovas (Suspended), Chernykh (Injured), Zubas (Injured), Setkus (Injured)
- Serbia are four points behind second-placed Portugal in Group B with a game in hand so realistically, nothing less than three points will do here.
- Key trio Nikola Maksimovic, Dusan Tadic and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic all withdrew from the squad before Thursday's friendly against Paraguay because of injury.
- Coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic may make a couple of changes from the match against Paraguay, but Aleksandar Mitrovic will lead the line again having scored six goals in his last four international appearances.
Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Dmitrovic; Miletic, S. Mitrovic, Milenkovic, Kolarov; Maksimovic, Milivojevic; Radonjic, Ljajic, Kostic; A. Mitrovic
Unavailable: Maksimovic (Injured), Tadic (Injured), Milinkovic-Savic (Injured), Spajic (Suspended)
Serbia top scorer Aleksandar Mitrovic's five goals in this campaign have come in the last three qualifiers, and the Fulham striker has been in fine form for his club too. Against a Lithuania side who have conceded 14 goals in their last four matches, he should fire his team to victory again.