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Serbia World Cup 2022 Squad Guide, Matches and More

Led by Aleksandar Mitrovic, one of the Premier League’s most in-form forwards, and Dusan Vlahovic, Juventus star Dusan Vlahovic, Serbia are hoping to progress through the group stage in Qatar this winter.

The Serbs stunned Portugal in their qualifying group, with Mitrovic scoring a late winner to seal their passage to the World Cup and taking an impressive group win.

While they didn’t qualify for Euro 2020, Serbia were in Russia at the last World Cup, finishing third in a group that included Brazil and Switzerland – two of their opponents this time too.

With impressive Ajax playmaker and ex-Southampton man Dusan Tadic as captain, Serbia are likely to battle Switzerland and Cameroon for second Group G qualifying spot.

Here’s everything you need to know:

Thursday 24 November: Brazil v Serbia – 19:00

Monday 28 November: Cameroon – Serbia – 10:00

Friday 2 December: Serbia – Switzerland – 19:00

Goalkeeper: Marko Dmitrovic (Seville), Predrag Rajkovic (Mallorca), Vanja Milinkovic-Savic (Turin).

Defender: Stefan Mitrovic (Getafe), Nikola Milenkovic (Fiorentina), Strahinja Pavlovic (RB Salzburg), Milos Veljkovic (Werder Bremen), Filip Mladenovic (Legia Warsaw), Strahinja Erakovic (Red Star Belgrade), Srdjan Babic (Almeria).

Midfield player: Nemanja Gudelj (Seville), Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Lazio), Sasa Lukic (Turin), Marko Grujic (Porto), Filip Kostic (Juventus), Uros Racic (Braga), Nemanja Maksimovic (Getafe), Ivan Ilic (Hellas Verona) , Andrija Zivkovic (PAOK), Darko Lazovic (Hellas Verona).

Forward: Dusan Tadic (Ajax), Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham), Dusan Vlahovic (Juventus), Filip Duricic (Sampdoria), Luka Jovic (Fiorentina), Nemanja Radonji (Torino).

Stern – Aleksandar Mitrovic: Serbia’s all-time leading goalscorer – with an incredible 50 goals in 76 internationals – the deadly Fulham striker will head into this World Cup in red-hot form given his start to the season in the Premier League. In a team with numerous attacking top outlets, Wet will likely get the service he craves. He also scored at the last World Cup in Russia, in the 2-1 defeat by Switzerland.

Breakthrough Talent – ​​Dusan Vlahovic: The 22-year-old was closely linked with a move to Arsenal in January before joining Juventus from Fiorentina. He also has a brilliant batting average – eight in 16 appearances – for his country and will be looking to shine in his first major tournament.

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It is difficult to pinpoint second place in the group between Serbia and Switzerland, with Brazil being the clear and obvious favorites for first place. It could well be the final between the two countries, but despite Serbia’s impressive progress in qualifying, Switzerland’s superior tournament record and victory in 2018 give the Serbs an advantage. Eliminated in the group stage.

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