hungary vs lithuania prediction and how to watch

Hungary has the opportunity to take the lead in their Euro 2024 qualifying group if they secure a victory against Lithuania at the Puskas Arena on Tuesday ,Following a goalless draw with Montenegro, Marco Rossi's team could only manage a point in their previous match, while 10-man Lithuania held on for a 1-1 draw against Bulgaria.

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hungary vs lithuania prediction and how to watch

In their encounter with Montenegro, Dominik Szoboszlai was unable to inspire Hungary to victory, and both teams settled for a draw in Podgorica.

A win against Lithuania would bring Hungary level on points with table-topping Serbia, positioning them in joint-second place alongside the Brave Falcons.

Although Hungary dominated possession, they failed to create clear-cut opportunities, and the single point earned after 90 minutes was well-deserved.

On paper, facing Lithuania might seem like a straightforward task, as the visitors have only managed to secure one point from two games. However, Hungary must still put in the effort to earn the crucial points in Budapest.

Historically, matches at the Puskas Arena in Euro qualifying have favored Hungary, with an impressive record of seven wins from eight matches since October 2015.

Lithuania, on the other hand, faces a daunting challenge to secure their first victory in their third attempt.

Edgaras Jankauskas's team could only manage a draw against Bulgaria, leaving them level with the bottom side of Group I.

However, it should be noted that Lithuania played with 10 men for over 70 minutes after Justas Lasickas received a red card in the 17th minute against Bulgaria.

Despite being a player down, Jankauskas's team held on and managed to equalize through Marin Petkov in the 27th minute.

While Lithuania deserves credit for their resilient defensive performance, they risk falling six points behind Hungary if they are defeated in Budapest.

Having no reported injuries or suspensions from their match against Montenegro, Hungary is likely to field a similar lineup to the one that played in the goalless draw on Saturday.

Dominik Szoboszlai, the team's key player, is expected to feature as one of the attacking midfielders in Rossi's 3-4-2-1 formation.

With Lasickas suspended after his early dismissal against Bulgaria, Jankauskas will have to make a change at right-back for Lithuania.

Hungary vs. Lithuania

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Additionally, Lithuania captain Fedor Cernych sustained an injury in the 38th minute, potentially necessitating a change in the center-forward position if Tuesday's game comes too soon for him.

Possible starting lineup for Hungary:
Dibusz; Lang, Orban, Szalai; Bolla, Nagy, Styles, Kerkez; Szoboszlai, Sallai; Adam

Possible starting lineup for Lithuania:
Gertmonas; Sirvys, Lekiatas, Girdvainis, Beneta; Vorobjovas, Verbickas; Sesplaukis, Gineitis, Jankauskas; Paulauskas

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