Hope for Consistent Performance of Serbia at FIFA 2018

If you want a consistent performance on the field at the FIFA World Cup 2018, you should not miss the encounters of Serbia with any squad of the group. The action of the attacking trio – Dusan Tadic, Adem Ljajic and Filip Kostic is worth watching for any football lover. There is no exaggeration that the trio is a gifted combination for the Serbian squad. Of course, it is a different matter that defensive strategy of the coach Slavojub Muslin was not palatable to the management. Therefore, they selected a new interim coach Mladen Krstajic for the pre-friendly matches.

Probable Squad

Goalkeeper: The new coach can exercise his option of choosing either Aleksandar Jovanovic or Vladimir Stojkovic or Predrag Rajkovic. No doubt, whoever is on the field for the World Cup matches, he needs to do justice of guarding the poles efficiently. All the three players have an ability required.

Defenders: Out of the nearly a dozen probable Defenders shortlisted, you will find among Antonio Rukavina, Matija Nastasic, Dusko Tosic, Stefan Mitrovic, Nikola Maksimovic. The choice would also extend to Aleksandar Kolarov, Ivan Obradovic, Branislav Ivanovic besides Milos Velijkovic and Nemanja Milunovic.

Midfielders: In this department, you can see some midfielders in action selected among more than half a dozen shortlisted players such as Nemanja Gudelj, Nemanja Maksimovic, Nemanja Matic, Mijat Gacinovic, Filip Kostic and Luka Milivojevic.

Forward Players: Of the dependable and gifted trio, Dusan Tadic and Adem Ljajic are probable players representing the world cup fixtures. Besides them, you might also see back players like Aleksandar Mitrovic and Aleksandar Prijovic in action to entertain the football fans.

Without going into the controversy of the defensive tactic suggested by the earlier coach, you should appreciate that the strategy has ensured Serbian squad to reach the World Cup scheduled during June-July 2018 at Russia.

The interim coach announced that he included Sergej Milinkovic Savic as a midfielder against the friendlies against China and South Korea. All eyes would be watching whether the starlet repeats his performance. In any case, the action of the tall player is very impressive and exciting.

No doubt, the Serbian squad is technically well-placed. The defensive strategy or attacking quality of the trio under a stable guidance of the coach might see wonders on the field. You need to wait and watch whether the combination of these qualities would see the team overpower the stalwart rival teams like Brazil, Switzerland, and Costa Rica in the group during a second fortnight of the June month.

Penulis: | 22 Mei 2018 | World Cup 2018