Serbian squad named for Ireland World Cup qualifier

Fri, Mar 05 2021
Serbian celebrations after 2017 win in Dublin

Serbian celebrations after 2017 win in Dublin Credit: Michael P Ryan (ETPhotos)

New Serbian head-coach Dragan Stojkovic has named a 30 player squad for their upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers including the match against the Republic of Ireland in Belgrade on 24 March.

“There is a larger group of players who could potentially be on the team, we are observing them, and the door is open to all,” said Stojkovic on making the announcement of this extended squad.

Following the game against Stephen Kenny’s men, Serbia play Portugal three days later with their final game taking place on 30 March against Azerbaijan in Baku.

Goalkeepers: Predrag Rajkovic (Reims), Marko Dmitrovic (Eibar), Djordje Nikolic (Basel).

Defenders: Stefan Mitrovic (Strasbourg), Nikola Milenkovic (Fiorentina), Uros Spajic (Feyenoord), Milos Veljkovic (Werder Bremen), Strahinja Pavlovic (Circle Brugge), Marko Petkovic (TSC), Milan Gaji? (Red Star), Filip Mladenovic (Legia Warsaw).

Midfielders: Mihailo Ristic (Montpellier), Sasa Lukic (Torino), Uros Racic (Valencia), Nemanja Maksimovic (Getafe), Nemanja Gudelj (Seville), Nemanja Radonjic (Hertha Berlin), Dusan Radic (Ajax), Nenad Krsticic (AEK Athens), Sergej Milinkovi?-Savi? (Lazio), Filip Duri?i? (Sassuolo), Darko Lazovic (Verona), Marko Grujic (Porto), Ivan Ilic (Verona), Andrija Zivkovic (PAOK), Filip Kosti? (Eintracht Frankfurt).

Strikers: Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham), Luka Jovi? (Eintracht Frankfurt), Dusan Vlahovic (Fiorentina), Djordje Despotovic (Rubin Kazan).

 

 

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