On Monday evening, 05 September at 20:45, Serbia and Ireland play in the World Cup qualification to the first important dots in Group D. The match between the two teams will be played at the Red Star stadium in Belgrade. The “Green Boys” could provide some sensation during the European Football Championship in France, while Serbia only remained an onlooker. After the scandal game against Albania and the associated point deduction participating in the EURO 2016 in Serbia was actually eaten early.
After missing EURO 2016 the team of coach Slavoljub Muslin takes another attempt to finally be at a finals. Only since May this year, is head coach Muslin here and can look back on a quite successful result. Under his direction, there were three games, which you could win two and once won. The messed European Championship qualifiers joined Serbia from with only meager 4 dots and behind Portugal, Albania and Denmark. Solely Armenia could leave behind the Serbian selection narrowest of margins.
In the World Cup qualifying Group D play alongside Serbia and Ireland nor Georgia, Moldova, Austria and Wales. So a fairly balanced squad where I see Austria slightly forward. Should Serbia to build on the competitive matches of last, only the spectator role will remain at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
All in all is not so bad occupied the Serbian Squad. With Matija Nastasic, Captain Branislav Ivanovic, Dusan Tadic, Filip Kostic, Lazar Markovic and Aleksandar Mitrovic has several players in their ranks who bring it to international stature.
The “Green Boys” played a decent European Football Championship and survived the “Group of Death” with Sweden (1: 1), Belgium (0: 3) and Italy (1: 0) as one of the four best third. However, it was then in the second round despite a temporary 1: 0 lead against the host France (at the end of 2: 1) working day.
Before Qualification WC Ireland tested in a friendly match against Oman. In the end, the team of manager Martin O’Neill sat confidently in front of their own fans with a clear 4: 0 by victory. The goals for the Irish scored Brady (8), Keane (30) and Walters (34th, 63rd).
The Stars in the Irish Squad are Seamus Coleman, James McCarthy and Shane Long. The remaining squads rather it brings to a manageable / average level. The great strength of the Irish is but anyway in the team result unity that denies their games over a certain fighting spirit.
Serbia – Ireland, Tips & Conclusion – 09/05/2016
A clear favorite does not this World Cup qualifier. Because the home advantage I might see Serbia even front. In addition, the “Green Boys” have an injury without their best defender Coleman. can hold the other hand one of course that Ireland was present at the EURO 2016 and consequently also previously played the better European Championship qualifier. Nevertheless, I believe, will prevail in the end just Serbia. The decisive factor of the home advantage and the failure of Coleman at the Irish will probably be.