Scotland manager Gordon Strachan says competition is hot for the left-back spot ahead of Saturdays World Cup qualifier against Lithuania. Nike Air Vapormax Soldes . Andrew Robertson is expected to get the nod, although Kieran Tierney and Lee Wallace are in with a chance.Robertson, who plays for Hull, started in Scotlands first qualifier against Malta last month, while Tierney and Wallace are yet to begin a competitive match at senior international level. But Strachan is impressed by the trio.Left back, incredible, he said. As good as Ive ever seen the three of them in training. As good as I have ever seen for the position. Watch NOW TV Watch Sky Sports for just ?￡6.99. No contract. This area and in others we are very strong. Some, Id like to be stronger.But areas we have not got a problem is the mental strength. That was proved in the last game.Areas we are happy with is their passion and commitment. We have got that as well. Andrew Robertson, playing in Malta last month, is expected to start against Lithuania Strachan insists the gap between Scotland and Europes lesser lights is getting narrower.When the draw for the qualifying campaign of the 2018 World Cup took place, Scotland were ranked in a higher pot than Saturdays opponents. The Scotland squad in training at Hampden However, the Scotland boss will certainly give Lithuania all the respect he says they deserve.I know the task ahead, said Strachan, 59. I have been impressed with Lithuania the last two games, thats for sure.They are a real hard working side and a bit different from years ago when teams a pot or two below you would come and sit in.But they are quite prepared to push you out and close you down, and win the ball back, so it should be an interesting game.Fortunately, we do our homework. They are a pot below us, so there cant be that big a difference. Scotlands players prepare for Lithuania at a Friday training session at Hampden Scotland and Lithuania have met four times in qualifiers in Glasgow, with the hosts taking maximum points in each game with just one goal conceded.The most recent encounter came five years ago when the Scots won by a single goal from Steven Naismith after Darren Fletcher had missed a first-half penalty.You can watch Englands tour of Bangladesh, plus Premier League football and the Japan Grand Prix on Sky Sports. Upgrade now and enjoy three months at half price! Also See: McAllister gives Scots a boost Qualifying counts most for Scots Scotland fixtures Live on SkyVapormax Flyknit 3 Noir . Bjoergen pulled away from Swedens Charlotte Kalla on the final straight to win in 38 minutes, 33.6 seconds and defend her title from the 2010 Vancouver Games. Kalla was 1.8 seconds back. Heidi Weng of Norway took bronze. Vapormax Laceless Pas Cher . According the CSNBayArea.com, the 31-year-old suffered an ACL injury in his right knee on Friday when he collided with Anaheims Emerson Etem during a pre-season game.LONDON -- Steven Gerrard scored a last-minute penalty as Liverpool followed up its weekend thrashing of Arsenal with a gritty 3-2 win at last-place Fulham in the Premier League on Wednesday. Gerrard stroked home the spot kick after Sascha Riether fouled Daniel Sturridge in the 90th minute. After routing Arsenal 5-1 at Anfield on Saturday, Liverpool had to come from behind twice for a precious victory at Craven Cottagge. Vapormax Flyknit 2 Femme Pas Cher. Liverpools Kolo Toure gifted Fulham the opening goal as the defender sliced the ball into his own net from Kieran Richardsons cross. Sturridge levelled before the interval, slotting home off the post after Gerrard had played a superb defence-splitting pass into his path. Richardson put the Cottagers back in front in the 63rd minute, only for Philippe Coutinho to equalize in the 72nd. ' ' '
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