England are fast becoming one of Montenegro's most familiar opponents, but despite two confidence-building draws for the six-year-old nation, Simon Vukcevic told FIFA.com he is expecting a tough test in Podgorica.
Martin O'Neill had to suffer 84 minutes of tension before he could celebrate his first goal as Sunderland manager, but a second eight minutes later from Seb Larsson saw him celebrate a slender 2-1 win over Blackburn Rovers.
Blackburn Rovers have signed 25-year-old Montenegro winger Simon Vukcevic from Sporting Lisbon on a three-year deal.
Sporting Lisbon and Guimaraes kept up their distant pursuit of Liga leaders Porto with respective 2-1 victories tonight.
A pair of first-half goals were enough for Sporting Lisbon to begin their UEFA Europa League campaign with victory at Lille.
Fiorentina's hard-fought 2-2 draw at Sporting has the Italians eyeing a UEFA Champions League berth as are Olympiacos after winning in Moldova.