Cristiano Ronaldo & Co. will chase just their second victory in Group B as they seek to hunt down leaders Ukraine
After draws in their opening two matches against Ukraine and Serbia, Fernando Santos’ side have been left to play catch-up due to their Nations League commitments, and fresh from winning the inaugural title they overcame Serbia 4-2 on Saturday.
Next up is a Lithuania outfit that is proving to be the Group B whipping boys, with just one point from their opening four matches.
TV Channel, Live Stream & How To Watch
In the United States (US), the game can be watched live and on-demand with fuboTV (7-day free trial).
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In the United Kingdom (UK), the game will be shown live on Sky Sports Premier League and can be streamed via Sky Go Extra.
|UK TV channel||Online stream|
|Sky Sports Mix||Sky Go Extra|
Squads & Team News
|Goalkeepers||Setkus, Zubas, Cerniauskas|
|Defenders||Vaitkunas, Andriuskevicius, Klimavicius, Baravykas, Girdvainis, Jankauskas, Palionis|
|Midfielders||Mikoliunas, Slivka, Zulpa, Kuklys, Petravicius, Vorobjovas, Verbickas, Kalauskas, Simkus, Golubickas, Matulevicius|
Lithuania are sweating over the fitness of Fedor Crnych, who is both their captain and their top scorer.
They are already bereft of Arvydas Novikovas, who is their second-leading marksman.
Possible Lithuania starting XI: Zubas; Vorobjovas, Palionis, Girdvainis, Mikoliunas; Simkus; Golubickas, Matulevicius, Zulpa, Verbickas; Cernych
|Goalkeepers||Patricio, Beto, Sa|
|Defenders||Fonte, Guerreiro, Cancelo, Dias, Semedo, Rui, Carrico, Ferro|
|Midfielders||Moutinho, Carvalho, Bernardo Silva, Pereira, Sanches, Fernandes, Pizzi, Neves|
|Forwards||Ronaldo, Guedes, Rafa Silva, Felix, Jota, Podence|
Barcelona’s Nelson Semedo is doubtful, but otherwise Portugal can pick from their strongest panel and will, of course, be spearheaded by Cristiano Ronaldo.
Possible Portugal starting XI: Patricio; Cancelo, Fonte, Dias, Guerreiro; Pereira; Bernardo Silva, Carvalho, Fernandes, Guedes; Ronaldo
Betting & Match Odds
Portugal are massive 1/14 favourites with bet365. A surprise home win is available at 50/1 while Lithuania even pinching a draw is a distant 12/1.
Nations League and defending European champions Portugal go to Vilnius in Lithuania to continue their quest to qualify for Euro 2020.
Although they find themselves a distant eight points behind Ukraine in Group B, they have the advantage of two games in hand and with two sides to automatically progress,…