Undefeated group B leaders Ukraine will welcome Lithuania’s lantern on Friday, October 11, as part of the seventh of the ten qualifying round fixtures scheduled for Euro 2020. The match will be held from 3:45 pm (Brasilia time) at the Metalist stadium in Kharkiv.The Ukrainians have accumulated 13 points. There are five more than the Portuguese, vice-leaders. Serbia, who are off duty on the day, are third with seven points. Luxembourg ranks fourth with four points. Lithuanians are in the lantern with a dot.
In celebration of the tournament’s 60th anniversary, the sixteenth edition of the tournament will be played next year in 12 countries. The qualifiers have 55 teams in contention, including Kosovo’s first appearance. They were divided into ten groups with five or six participants who will face each other in turn and return. In the end, the top two will have their classification guaranteed.The remaining four places will be contested by the 16 group winners in the four versions of the European League of Nations which had their first edition played in 2018. In case the winners also get a place in the playoffs, their place in the playoffs that will define the last participants of the tournament. Euro 2020 will be occupied by the team that took the next position in their tournament key. The final battle will take place in March next year, just before the start of the Euro Cup, which is scheduled for June 12 to July 12. The final will be in England.
The Ukrainians are very close to reaching the classification. This could happen already in the double day of October clashes. In addition to Lithuania, the team will have direct confrontation with Portugal, also at home, on Monday, October 14.Ukraine, who was the champion of her group in the League of Nations and secured access to the elite division of the tournament, has shown a growth trajectory since her fall in the 2018 Russian World Cup qualifiers. , 17 matches since then reaping ten wins, six draws and only one defeat.The defensive system is the highlight of the team headed by former striker Andrij Shevchenko, probably the biggest idol in the country’s football history. It was leaked only once. Only Belgium has a similar performance in the Euro 2020 qualifiers.
While rivals show progress and collect victories, Lithuania seems to stand still and show no sign of evolution. The most recent success of the national team was registered in July 2018 in a friendly against the inexpressive selection of Sri Lanka by 2 to 0.In their 12 games since then, they have conceded ten defeats and drawn twice. When considered only official clashes, the last victory took place exactly three years ago, on October 11, 2016.
Football Prediction of the Day Ukraine vs Lithuania
There is no margin for risk prognosis in the confrontation. At a much higher level compared to Lithuania, Ukraine have predicted in their success the best guess for Friday’s seventh round of qualifying for Euro 2020.
Bet Tips: Ukraine