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Spain vs Lithuania Predictions & Tips - Spain set for an easy win
- Spain vs Lithuania predictions for Tuesday’s international friendly
- The match is being played at 7.45pm BST at Estadio Municipal de Butarque
- Spain have won 5 of their last 6 matches against Lithuania
- I am backing Spain to cover the -2 handicap in Leganes
- Preview, stats, squads & team news
Spain have won 5 of their last 6 matches against Lithuania (Getty Images)
Spain vs Lithuania Predictions
Spain are on a completely different level to Lithuania which should result in a comfortable home win. I am backing La Roja to cover the -2 handicap in Leganes.
- Spain have won by 2+ goals in 2 of their last 3 home matches (all competitions).
- Spain have won 5 of their last 6 matches against Lithuania (all competitions).
- Lithuania have failed to score in 4 of their last 6 matches against Spain (all competitions).
- Lithuania have lost their last 5 matches (all competitions).
- Lithuania have failed to score in 4 of their last 5 matches (all competitions).
Head to Head
Spain have a 5-0 advantage against Lithuania with 1 draw in 6 matches.
They last met in the 2012 European Championship qualifiers, Spain winning 3-1 in both legs.
Spain are undefeated in 22 of their last 23 matches. Luis Enrique’s side smashed Germany 6-0 in their final UEFA Nations League match to finish top of Group 4 in League A.
La Roja started the World Cup qualifiers with a 1-1 draw against Greece. They bounced back with a 2-1 win in Georgia and 3-1 home win against Kosovo.
Spain’s last match was a 0-0 draw against Portugal in an international friendly. They had plenty of the ball in Madrid with Álvaro Morata hitting the bar in the final minutes.
Spain Squad & Team News
Goalkeepers: David de Gea, Robert Sánchez, Unai Simón
Defenders: César Azpilicueta, Diego Llorente, Pau Torres, Eric García, José Gayà, Jordi Alba, Aymeric Laporte
Midfielders: Sergio Busquets (captain), Marcos Llorente, Koke (vice-captain), Thiago, Rodri, Fabián, Dani Olmo, Pedri
Forwards: Álvaro Morata, Gerard, Ferran Torres, Adama Traoré, Mikel Oyarzabal, Pablo Sarabia
Centre back Sergio Ramos was not called up alongside right backs Jesús Navas, Dani Carvajal and Héctor Bellerín.
Expect plenty of changes from Luis Enrique with David de Gea, Eric García, Diego Llorente, Jordi Alba, César Azpilicueta, Rodri, Koke, Dani Olmo, Pedri and Gerard Moreno all hoping to start.
Lithuania have lost their last five matches. Valdas Urbonas’s side started 2021 with a 4-0 defeat against Kosovo in an international friendly.
Lithuania lost their opening two World Cup Qualifiers. They lost 1-0 in Switzerland and 2-0 against Italy after conceding the second goal in added time.
Lithuania have lost both matches in the Baltic Cup. They lost 1-0 at home against Estonia before a 3-1 defeat in Latvia. Paulius Golubickas equalised in the 67th minute but it wasn’t enough in Riga.
Lithuania Squad & Team News
Goalkeepers: Tomas Švedkauskas, Titas Krapikas, Deividas Mikelionis
Defenders: Saulius Mikoliūnas (Captain), Egidijus Vaitkūnas, Edvinas Girdvainis, Rolandas Baravykas, Markas Beneta, Vytas Gašpuitis, Linas Mėgelaitis, Sigitas Olberkis
Midfielders: Arvydas Novikovas, Donatas Kazlauskas, Ovidijus Verbickas, Justas Lasickas, Deimantas Petravičius, Domantas Šimkus, Martynas Dapkus, Paulius Golubickas, Tautvydas Eliošius, Karolis Šilkaitis
Forwards: Fedor Černych, Karolis Laukžemis, Edgaras Dubickas
Centre back Saulius Mikoliūnas captains the side. The 37-year-old has earned 95 international caps.
Arvydas Novikovas has scored 12 international goals with Fedor Černych scoring nine goals.