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it’s been 20 years Brazil Won the last world cup. As the No. 1 ranked team in the world, it is certainly the favorite to win it all in Qatar. four years ago, Seleção trusted too much neymar and lost belgium In the quarterfinals, but with a sizable roster of stars playing in the world’s top league, Tite’s team is expected to bow out of the group.
However, you can’t ignore competitive European sides Switzerlandwhich Brazil had drawn in the 2018 group stage, and Serbiawho beat cristiano ronaldo Portugal during qualification. cameroon There is also an experienced group and battle-tested after the playoff victory over Algeria.
everything you need to know about Serbia,
coach: dragon stojkovic
highest finish: 4th place (1930, 1962)
2018 over: community forum
Fox Bet Odds: +10000
Key Players: dusan tadic, Alexander Mitrovic, luka jovic
What we’re excited to see: This is a team that stunned Ronaldo and Portugal to qualify for the World Cup and is looking to exit the group stage for the first time ever. Can they carry that momentum and score runs?
What does success look like: leaving the group
Achilles heel: There’s a lot of talent here. But can Stojkovic bring his squad together to play and catch the light in a bottle?
X Factor: Mitrovic, the country’s all-time leading scorer, scored the game-winning goal against Portugal to cement Serbia’s position at the World Cup. He scored a record 43 goals for Fulham during the 2021-22 season and eight for Serbia during qualifying. Can he maintain this impressive streak and get his country out of the group?
Three things you need to know about Serbia
Aleksi Lalas Three things you need to know about Serbia ahead of the 2022 FIFA Men’s World Cup.
goalkeeper: Marko Dimitrovic, Pedrag Rajkovic, Vanja Milinkovic Savic
defenders: Stefan Mitrovic, Nikola Milenkovic, Strahinja Pavlovic, Milos Veljkovic, Filip Mladenovic, Strahinja Erakovic, Sardan Babic
midfielder: Nemanja Gudelj, Sergej Milinkovic Savic, Sasa Lukic, Marko Grujic, Filip Kostic, Uros Rasic, Nemanja Maksimovic, Ivan Ilic, Andrija Zivkovic, Darko Lajovic
ahead: Dusan Tadic, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Dusan Vlahovic, Filip Duricic, Luka Djokovic, Nemanja Radonjic
But Littman covers college football, college basketball and soccer for Fox Sports. She previously wrote for Sports Illustrated, USA Today and The Indianapolis Star. She is the author of “Strong Like a Woman”, published in the spring of 2022 to mark the 50th anniversary of Title IX. Follow him on Twitter @lecon littman,
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