Belarus will be a bigger threat than Estonia - Michael O'Neill

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill says his side "have to respect" Belarus if they wish to maintain their 100% start to qualifying for Euro 2020.

Northern Ireland defeated Estonia in their opening fixture and welcome the Belarusians, who were beaten 4-0 by the Netherlands, to Belfast on Sunday - and O'Neill expects to face a side who are "more of a threat on the counter-attack".

O'Neill also praised the performances of two of his younger players, Jamal Lewis and Bailey Peacock-Farrell, in the 2-0 victory over Estonia, while defender Gareth McAuley is available again following a hamstring injury.