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Oremuš takes centre stage in Croatia win

Published: Tuesday 13 October 2009, 21.45CET
Croatia 3-1 Serbia
Mirko Oremuš scored one, created another and was sent off as Croatia defeated their neighbours to climb three places in Group 7.
by Elvir Islamović
Oremuš takes centre stage in Croatia win
Mirko Oremuš, pictured in Hajduk Split colours, had an eventful game for Croatia ©Getty Images
Published: Tuesday 13 October 2009, 21.45CET

Oremuš takes centre stage in Croatia win

Croatia 3-1 Serbia
Mirko Oremuš scored one, created another and was sent off as Croatia defeated their neighbours to climb three places in Group 7.

Mirko Oremuš scored one, created another and was sent off as Croatia defeated Serbia 3-1 in Varazdin to climb three places in Group 7 and join their neighbours on six points.

Great opener
Opportunities had been wasted by both sides when Oremuš collected the ball outside the box in the 32nd minute and fizzed a wonderful shot into the top right-hand corner of Branislav Danilović's goal. The HNK Hajduk Split attacker then provided the assist for the second seven minutes after the restart, charging down the right and crossing for Andrej Kramarić to score with ease.

Second yellow
The visitors halved the deficit in the 69th minute, Adem Ljajić teeing up Nemanja Tomić to give Serbia hope with plenty of time remaining. Their chances of drawing level seemingly increased when Oremuš was shown a second yellow in the 75th minute, although the all-important fourth goal went Croatia's way as substitute Krešo Ljubičić drove the ball across Danilović and into the opposite corner with seven minutes to play to seal maximum points for Dražen Ladić's hosts.

Last updated: 27/03/13 5.07CET

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Lineups

Croatia

Croatia

Serbia

Serbia

1
KelavaIvan Kelava (GK)
12
DanilovićBranislav Danilović (GK)
2
TomečakIvan Tomečak
Yellow Card81
2
JovanovićMarko Jovanović
3
JozinovićGoran Jozinović
3
FejsaLjubomir Fejsa
4
JajaloMato Jajalo (C)
Substitution70
5
MatićNemanja Matić
Substitution62
5
BarbarićTomislav Barbarić
6
GulanNikola Gulan
6
MaločaMario Maloča
7
TomićNemanja Tomić
Goal69
Yellow Card81
7
OremušMirko Oremuš
Goal32
Yellow Card57
Red Card75
8
BosančićMiloš Bosančić
Substitution53
8
BadeljMilan Badelj
9
PerovićSlavko Perović
Substitution46
9
KramarićAndrej Kramarić
Goal52
Substitution83
10
SulejmaniMiralem Sulejmani (C)
10
PerišićIvan Perišić
Yellow Card25
Substitution79
13
StevanovićSiniša Stevanović
11
ŠkolnikDejan Školnik
15
MilanovićMilan Milanović

Substitutes

12
AntolovićMarijan Antolović (GK)
1
ŽivkovićŽivko Živković (GK)
13
VidaDomagoj Vida
Substitution79
4
SavićVujadin Savić
14
KokalovićElvis Kokalović
11
TadićDušan Tadić
Substitution62
15
K. LjubičićKrešo Ljubičić
Substitution70
Goal83
14
BrežančićRajko Brežančić
16
OzobićFilip Ozobić
16
IgnjatovićAleksandar Ignjatović
17
DelićMateas Delić
17
AleksićDanijel Aleksić
Substitution46
18
TepurićFranjo Tepurić
Substitution83
18
LjajićAdem Ljajić
Substitution53

Coach

Dražen Ladić (CRO) Ratomir Dujković (SRB)

Referee

Manuel Gräfe (GER)

Assistant referees

Volker Wezel (GER), Florian Steuer (GER)

Fourth official

Felix Zwayer (GER)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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