Giedrius Arlauskis ahead of Lithuania's home game against Slovenia:
We know Slovenia are a strong team and they showed that by winning against Switzerland. Facing a strong opponent will be a good test for our team and we will need no special motivation. I'm happy that we haven't conceded so far; it reflects the good work the team has done.
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Meanwhile, the Lithuania boss hopes that playing at home for the first time since last October will give an important boost on Thursday when they face Baltic rivals Estonia.
We hope to have a full stadium and this could be our advantage. The team is determined to reward fans with good football and a good result. The style of Estonia doesn‘t change home and away. They are very disciplined in defence. Their win over Slovėnia in the first match was a bit of a surprise, but after I saw that game I can say they deserved it.
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