Qatar World Cup 2022: the ten keys to Serbia
The Serbian group will attempt to justify why they certified because the chief of their qualifying group and can have Vlahovic on hearth.
Historical past of Serbia in World Cups
The World Cup witnessed the adjustments that made up the historical past of this nation. The historical past of this group goes again to the participation of Yugoslavia, a group that knew easy methods to battle in multiple version, however was by no means in a position to attain the rostrum. In 2006, throughout the warfare that led to its independence, it competed as Serbia and Montenegro. In 2010 it was his first time he performed as a Serbian and, as in 2018, he was overlooked within the first spherical.
How Serbia acquired to the World Cup in Qatar 2022
Serbia certified after ending first in group A of the European Qualifiers, in a head-to-head battle with Portugal. They reaped 20 items in 8 video games, the product of 6 wins and a couple of attracts. The heroic victory over the Portuguese 2-1 on the final date deposited the Serbian group in Qatar.
Serbia’s qualifying match
In Lisbon, on November 14, 2021, there was room for the epic. Portugal, who began profitable with a purpose from Renato Sanches after two minutes, defeated Serbia within the definition for the primary place in Group A. First Dušan Tadić after which Aleksandar Mitrović, on the hour, sealed the 2-1 and turned the outcome for these led by Dragan Stojkovic to get into Qatar.
Serbia’s rivals in group G
Serbia shares group G with Brazil (debut on November 24), Cameroon (second date on 11/28) and Switzerland, towards which they’ll shut their participation within the group zone on December 2.
The determine of Serbia: Dušan Tadić
Expertise, expertise, finesse and purpose. The Ajax attacker has all of it. Famous for his performs filled with method, the Bačka Topola native wears the ten and the captain’s ribbon to guide Serbia by means of Qatar. He was a starter within the three video games of the final World Cup, the place the European group left within the first spherical. Earlier than his nice presence within the Dutch group, he emerged from the native Vojvodina and went by means of Twente, Groningen and Southampton. At 33 years previous, he’ll attempt to promote the revelation.
Aim scorer: Aleksandar Mitrović
If there’s a participant who arrives at an awesome second in Qatar, that’s the Fulham heart ahead. At 28, he’s a determine within the nationwide group, the place he has scored extra targets than any within the Qualifiers (8). He’s additionally a star of his group, through which he has performed since 2018 and maintains an awesome efficiency within the present season, with 23 scores that verify his good current.
The coach: Dragan Stojkovic
His cycle started in March 2021 and his finest feat was qualifying for Qatar 2022, achieved with out defeat. He has a transparent concept and a mixture of gamers with expertise and promise, who for the primary time will strive to not depart within the first spherical of a World Cup. As a coach, he started his profession at Nagoya Grampus in Japan, continued at Guangzhou R & F and jumped to the Serbian nationwide group, the place he maintains a 71.67% effectiveness price in his outcomes.
What’s Serbia aiming for within the World Cup in Qatar 2022?
Serbia has the potential to go the group and turn into the revelation of the World Cup.
The Serbian jersey
The beginning shirt is crimson, mixed with golden particulars on the neck and cuffs. The brand new defend seems on the chest. The substitute mannequin is totally white with a drawing that surrounds the quantity on the chest and comprises the defend in golden tones.
The colour reality: Stojkovic within the occasion that began a warfare
In his enjoying profession, the coach of the Serbian nationwide group performed for Pink Star, Belgrade. In a context of united Yugoslavia, in 1990, his group confronted Dinamo Zagreb, from Croatia. Each nations needed to be unbiased and the stress was noticeable within the Maksimir stadium. Within the stands there was the boiling of a battle that exploded on the pitch, throughout that match. Between nationalist chants and incidents, Croatian Zvonimir Boban kicked a policeman, which led to a pitched battle with dozens of wounded and detainees from each followers. The setting was a pattern of what was later the Balkan Warfare.