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Serbia beat Italy to go second

Published: Tuesday 19 November 2013, 22.02CET
Serbia 1-0 Italy
Goran Čaušić got the decisive goal on the hour as Radovan Ćurčić's team leapfrogged their opponents into second spot in Group 9.
by Ivan Vjetrovic
from FK Metalac
Serbia beat Italy to go second
Italy's Matteo Bianchetti tussles with Darko Brašanac ©Marko Djurić

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Published: Tuesday 19 November 2013, 22.02CET

Serbia beat Italy to go second

Serbia 1-0 Italy
Goran Čaušić got the decisive goal on the hour as Radovan Ćurčić's team leapfrogged their opponents into second spot in Group 9.

Serbia boosted their chances of a place in the UEFA European Under-21 Championship play-offs by beating Italy 1-0.

Midfielder Goran Čaušić scored the winner on the hour to lift Serbia above Italy into second place and within three points of Group 9 pacesetters Belgium. The only blot on an otherwise memorable night for the hosts came when Lazar Marković received a second yellow card two minutes from time.

On the back foot for long stretches, Italy almost fell behind after 27 minutes when Darko Brašanac fired wide when well-placed inside the area. Shortly before the break, Marković sent a shot narrowly past a post after bursting forward from midfield.

Serbia continued to force the issue in the second half and their persistence prevailed as Čaušić's cross evaded its intended target and crept inside the far post. The Balkan outfit were rarely threatened in the final stages but there was reason to be anxious when Marković was sent off for two bookable offences.

Last updated: 05/06/15 5.53CET

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Lineups

Serbia

Serbia

Italy

Italy

1
DmitrovićMarko Dmitrović (GK)
1
BardiFrancesco Bardi (GK)
3
PetkovićMarko Petković (C)
2
ZappacostaDavide Zappacosta
5
NastasićMatija Nastasić
3
BiraghiCristiano Biraghi
Yellow Card62
7
ČaušićGoran Čaušić
Goal60
Yellow Card73
4
BaselliDaniele Baselli
Yellow Card69
9
A. MitrovićAleksandar Mitrović
5
BianchettiMatteo Bianchetti (C)
10
DjuričićFilip Djuričić
Substitution90+1
6
AnteiLuca Antei
Yellow Card43
13
N. PetrovićNemanja Petrović
7
MolinaSalvatore Molina
Substitution72
14
BrašanacDarko Brašanac
Yellow Card51
8
VivianiFederico Viviani
Yellow Card89
15
SpajićUroš Spajić
9
BelottiAndrea Belotti
18
JojićMiloš Jojić
Substitution85
10
BattocchioChristian Battocchio
Substitution84
21
MarkovićLazar Marković
Yellow Card87
Red Card88
11
RozziAntonio Rozzi
Substitution56

Substitutes

12
PerićNikola Perić (GK)
12
LealiNicola Leali (GK)
2
StojkovićFilip Stojković
Substitution90+1
13
ZampanoFrancesco Zampano
6
RadojaNemanja Radoja
14
FossatiMarco Ezio Fossati
Substitution56
Yellow Card83
11
A. ŽivkovićAndrija Živković
Substitution85
15
RuganiDaniele Rugani
16
MilunovićLuka Milunović
16
CrisetigLorenzo Crisetig
17
StoiljkovićNikola Stoiljković
17
PettinariStefano Pettinari
Substitution72
Yellow Card88
22
ĆirkovićLazar Ćirković
18
FedatoFrancesco Fedato
Substitution84

Coach

Radovan Ćurčić (SRB) Luigi Di Biagio (ITA)

Referee

Halis Özkahya (TUR)

Assistant referees

Çem Satman (TUR), Kemal Yilmaz (TUR)

Fourth official

Tolga Özkalfa (TUR)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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