Lithuania coach Igoris Pankratjevas admits he has had to prepare his charges psychologically as the Baltic minnows head to a sold-out Wembley on Friday in one of the biggest games of their lives. "None of your players have played in such an atmosphere. It will be difficult even for myself, because I guess the players won't be hearing any instructions from the touchline," Pankratjevas said.
He added that he is himself a fan of Roy Hodgson's new-look England, saying: "It's a younger team with fresh ideas, they have more pace and creativity now." Defender Marius Žaliūkas thinks the start of the game will be crucial: "The first 10 to 15 minutes will be extremely important. We have to keep calm and avoid major mistakes. Every minute after that will give us confidence."
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