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Lazović stars as Serbia thwart the Faroes

Published: Tuesday 6 September 2011, 18.42CET
Serbia 5-1 Faroe Islands
FK Crvena zvezda midfielder Darko Lazović scored two and set up two more as Aleksandar Janković's side took command in Group 4.
by Danilo Mitrović
from Gradski Stadium
Lazović stars as Serbia thwart the Faroes
Darko Lazović (in blue) was the star performer for Serbia ©Getty Images
Published: Tuesday 6 September 2011, 18.42CET

Lazović stars as Serbia thwart the Faroes

Serbia 5-1 Faroe Islands
FK Crvena zvezda midfielder Darko Lazović scored two and set up two more as Aleksandar Janković's side took command in Group 4.

An early Faroe Islands goal spurred Serbia into action in UEFA European Under-21 Championship Group 4, with the hosts driving on towards a comfortable victory in Uzice.

Serbia were hit by a bolt from the blue when Róaldur Jacobsen lashed home a seventh-minute free-kick, but Darko Lazović laid on the ball for Nemanja Kojić to level, with Matija Nastasić's header from a corner putting the home side ahead three minutes later. Kojić then hit a post before a fine individual effort from Lazović extended the Serbian lead, and the goalscorer set up Luka Milunović to make it 4-1 six minutes before the break.

Gunnar Zachariasen failed to punish a blunder from Serbia goalkeeper Branimir Aleksić as the pace dipped in the second period, and Milunović passed up a decent opportunity at the other end before FK Crvena zvezda midfielder Lazović capped a splendid performance with his second goal of the night, providing a low finish after good work from Luka Milivojević on the left. Aleksandar Janković's Serbia top Group 4 with full marks from their first two games.

Last updated: 09/05/13 11.10CET

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Lineups

Serbia

Serbia

Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands

1
AleksićBranimir Aleksić (GK)
1
K. JoensenKristian Joensen (GK)
2
NastasićMatija Nastasić
Goal18
2
VatnsdalHeini Vatnsdal
4
MedojevićSlobodan Medojević (C)
3
E. JacobsenErling Jacobsen
5
GudeljNemanja Gudelj
Yellow Card42
4
HolmRógvi Holm (C)
Yellow Card35
8
IgnjovskiAleksandar Ignjovski
Substitution62
5
EysturoyHøgni Eysturoy
10
DjuričićFilip Djuričić
Substitution76
6
HanssonHallur Hansson
Yellow Card33
14
MladenovićFilip Mladenović
Substitution82
9
ZachariasenGunnar Zachariasen
Substitution84
17
KojićNemanja Kojić
Goal15
10
R. JacobsenRóaldur Jacobsen
Goal7
19
MilivojevićLuka Milivojević
Yellow Card63
11
K. OlsenKlæmint Olsen
Substitution46
20
MilunovićLuka Milunović
Goal39
14
René JoensenRené Joensen
22
LazovićDarko Lazović
Goal26
Goal81
15
KlettskardPáll Klettskard
Substitution88

Substitutes

12
VasićVaso Vasić (GK)
16
GestsonTeitur Gestson (GK)
3
PetkovićMarko Petković
7
BartalstovuKaj Bartalstovu
Substitution84
6
SavićVujadin Savić
8
D. LakjuniDanial Lakjuni
Substitution46
7
KrstičićNenad Krstičić
Substitution82
12
MikkelsenPetur Mikkelsen
11
MarkovićSaša Marković
13
A. OlsenAndré Olsen
Substitution88
15
MilanovićMilan Milanović
Substitution62
17
Jog. DavidsenJógvan Davidsen
18
MilićNemanja Milić
Substitution76
18
KalsøSørmund Kalsø

Coach

Aleksandar Janković (SRB) Bill Jacobsen (FRO)

Referee

Enea Jorgji (ALB)

Assistant referees

Gezim Koka (ALB), Denis Rexha (ALB)

Fourth official

Artan Taullaraj (ALB)

Legend:

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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