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Estonia vs Lithuania, 1-0 player ratings

Deni DelevComment

by Deni Delev

Mihkel Aksalu 6

New clean sheet as he didn’t get tested seriously. Did well when called upon and looks very comfortable in the number 1 role.

Enar Jääger 6

Good display in the newly formed partnership with Klavan in central defense, he didn’t make any mistakes and controlled his area well, allowing Klavan to go forward at times.

Ragnar Klavan 6

Standard quality performance from the captain. He even had a few adventures in Lithuania’s box, however, without any particular success

Teijo Teniste 6

Stayed calm throughout 90 minutes. Made a few nice runs forward to help out the front line.

Artur Pikk 6.5* (MOTM)

Real refreshment in Pehrsson’s squad. Tirelessly ran up and down the field causing troubles to the guests. He will definitely get more playing time in future.

Karol Mets 6

Back in midfield to add the much needed security in front of the back four.

Aleksandr Dmitrijev 5.5

Not his best game in the national team, got a yellow card, but covered a lot of ground and made sure Lithuanians didn’t have many long range efforts.

Konstantin Vassiljev 6

Once again proved why he is the most important player in the team. Even though he didn’t have the best game, one touch of pure class was enough for maestro Kostja to make the difference.

Sergei Zenjov 5.5

Connected well with midfield and didn’t leave the Lithuanian defenders a second to breathe.

Joel Lindpere 5.5

Positive performance. Looked very lively and had some nice runs in the final third.

Ats Purje 6

Always looked dangerous in the box and even had a couple of nice chances. Definitely Pehrsson’s best choice for a striker at the moment.

Subs: Ken Kallaste 5.5

Got just a bit over 20 minutes to play and in a more advanced role and the Nõmme Kalju man did a good job.

Sander Puri n.a

Siim Luts n.a

Coach: Magnus Pehrsson 6.5

In the first half the game looked a bit slow as if they were reluctant to score, but in the second half they improved and showed desire to win. His move with Pikk was a game changer and Magnus showed that he still has aces left in his sleeves.