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Qualifying round - Group A

Serbia - Scotland
2-0
 

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Djuričić double helps Serbia beat Scotland

Published: Tuesday 26 March 2013, 22.23CET
Serbia 2-0 Scotland
Two Filip Djuričić goals in five second-half minutes ensured that Serbia bounced back from losing to Croatia and Scotland remained bottom.
Djuričić double helps Serbia beat Scotland
Filip Djuričić (left) celebrates ©Getty Images

Match statistics

Serbia
Scotland

2

Goals scored

0

17

Total attempts

5

6

Attempts on target

1

5

off target

1

0

blocked

0

0

against woodwork

0

1

Corners

1

3

Offsides

4

3

Yellow cards

3

0

Red Cards

0

11

Fouls committed

13

13

Fouls suffered

10

Standings

Last updated: 18/04/2013 10:28 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   

Published: Tuesday 26 March 2013, 22.23CET

Djuričić double helps Serbia beat Scotland

Serbia 2-0 Scotland
Two Filip Djuričić goals in five second-half minutes ensured that Serbia bounced back from losing to Croatia and Scotland remained bottom.

Serbia bounced back from their costly defeat in Croatia last Friday to inflict more misery on FIFA World Cup qualifying Group A's bottom side Scotland.

Both teams had seen their hopes fade on Friday, Serbia losing in Croatia and Scotland being beaten by Wales. But Serbia secured their second group win thanks to two Filip Djuričić goals in a five-minute period after the hour and are up to third, though points off Croatia and Belgium. Scotland stay bottom with two points from six matches.

The game had been in doubt this morning but with the snow cleared from the pitch – aided by Scotland fans in kilts – a postponement was avoided and Serbia had the better of the first half. However, clear chances were few and far between, though Zoran Tošić shot just wide.

Scotland started the second half well, with Jordan Rhodes threatening, but succumbed to a quick counterattack on the hour. When Tošić's cross from the left came to Ljubomir Fejsa, Alan Hutton put in a block tackle only for Djuričić to pick up the ball, turn and shoot to David Marshall's left.

Five minutes later it was 2-0, Nenad Tomović stealing the ball in the box and Djuričić providing the finish again. That completed the scoring, and Serbia hope to continue their winning form in Belgium on 7 June, when Scotland pursue that elusive victory in Croatia.

Last updated: 08/05/14 5.43CET

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Lineups

Serbia

Serbia

Scotland

Scotland

1Vladimir Stojković (GK)
Yellow Card87
21David Marshall (GK)
5Matija Nastasić
Yellow Card63
2Alan Hutton
6Branislav Ivanović (C)4Grant Hanley
7Zoran Tošić
Yellow Card26
Substitution90+3
5Gary Caldwell (C)
10Dušan Tadić
Substitution69
7Steven Naismith
15Ljubomir Fejsa
Substitution85
8James McArthur
Substitution46
16Luka Milivojević9Jordan Rhodes
Yellow Card56
Substitution80
17Nenad Tomović10Shaun Maloney
Substitution80
18Dušan Basta14Steven Whittaker
19Filip Djuričić
Goal60
Goal65
19George Boyd
Yellow Card77
20Neven Subotić20Liam Bridcutt

Substitutes

12Branimir Aleksić (GK)12Matthew Gilks (GK)
23Željko Brkić (GK)1Allan McGregor (GK)
2Antonio Rukavina6Graham Dorrans
3Alen Stevanović
Substitution90+3
11Chris Burke
Substitution80
4Milan Biševac15Andy Webster
8Radosav Petrović
Substitution85
16Charlie Adam
Substitution46
Yellow Card54
9Nenad Krstičić17Christophe Berra
13Ivan Radovanović18Kenny Miller
Substitution80
14Slobodan Rajković22Barry Bannan
21Filip Djordjević
Substitution69
23Paul Caddis
22Nikola Djurdić

Coach

Siniša Mihajlović (SRB) Gordon Strachan (SCO)

Referee

István Vad (HUN)

Assistant referees

Istvan Albert (HUN), Vencel Tóth (HUN)

Fourth official

Sandor Szabo (HUN)

Legend:

  • GoalsGoals
  • Own goalOwn goal
  • PenaltiesPenalties
  • Missed PenaltiesMissed Penalties
  • reds_cardRed Cards
  • yellow_cardsYellow cards
  • yellow_red_cardsYellow/red card
  • SubstitutionSubstitution

See also

  • Serbia

    Next match played FIFA World Cup: v Belgium, 07 June 2013, 2-1
  • Scotland

    Next match played FIFA World Cup: v Croatia, 07 June 2013, 0-1
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