Savėnas to miss Ekranas openers

Lithuanian side FK Ekranas will be without Mantas Savėnas for both legs of their UEFA Cup tie against B36 Tórshavn after the captain underwent knee surgery.

Lithuanian side FK Ekranas will be without Mantas Savėnas for both legs of their UEFA Cup tie against B36 Tórshavn after the captain underwent knee surgery.

Cartilage damage
The 24-year-old, who plays on the right side of midfield, is expected to be out of action for at least three weeks, ruling him out of the first qualifying round fixture against the Faroese side. The 18-times capped Lithuanian international joins defensive stalwart Dainius Gleveckas on the sidelines for Thursday's first leg in Torshavn.

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