The selector of the Serbian national football team, Dragan Stojković, announced today the list of players for the upcoming friendly match against Qatar, and for two qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup.
Serbia will play the match with Qatar in Debrecen on September 1, and then in Belgrade it will meet the selection of Luxembourg, on September 4, in the match of the fourth round of Group A.
The last match in September, Serbia will play away against the Republic of Ireland, on September 7.
List of players:
Goalkeepers: Marko Dmitrović (Sevilla), Predrag Rajković (Reims), Mile Svilar (Benfica), Marko Ilić (Kortrijk)
Defense: Strahinja Pavlovic (Monaco), Stefan Mitrovic (Getafe), Nikola Milenkovic (Fiorentina), Uros Spajic (Krasnodar), Milos Veljkovic (Werder Bremen), Matija Nastasic (Schalke), Marko Petkovic (TSC), Aleksa Terzic (Fiorentina), Filip Mladenovic (Legion),
Midfield: Mihailo Ristic (Montpellier), Darko Lazovic (Verona), Nemanja Radonjic (Olympique Marseille), Ivan Ilic (Verona), Filip Kostic (Eintracht Frankfurt), Nemanja Gudelj (Sevilla), Nemanja Maksimovic (Getafe), Uros Racic ( Valencia), Sasa Lukic (Turin), Sergej Milinkovic Savic (Lazio), Marko Grujic (Porto), Dusan Tadic (Ajax), Filip Djuricic (Sassuolo), Andrija Zivkovic (PAOK), Veljko Birmancevic (Malmo)
Attack: Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham), Dusan Vlahovic (Fiorentina) and Luka Jovic (Real Madrid)
Ljubinko Drulović is a new member of the professional staff of the Serbian national team
“At the invitation of the coach, my great friend and former teammate Dragan Stojković, I accepted with great pleasure to be part of the professional staff of ‘A’ team. I have a huge motive and I hope that my knowledge and experience will contribute to achieving a common ambition, and that is for the national team to qualify for the World Cup in Qatar in 2022 “, said Drulović, the FSS website reported.
Drulović assessed that the selection has quality for great results, as well as that “there is a good atmosphere and ambience” in the national team.
“The national team is facing new challenges and we must be maximally dedicated and focused. We must provide the players with the greatest possible support in order to record the desired results together. I am not unfamiliar with working in the Football Association of Serbia. with which I had the pleasure to become the European champion. Thanks again to the selector Stojković for the invitation and the indicated trust “, concluded Drulović.
In his coaching career, Drulović led the selection of Macedonia, and the Olympic team of Uzbekistan, and he was also the coach of Partizan.
The selection of Serbia will play a friendly match against Qatar on September 1, then on September 4 it will meet the selection of Luxembourg, in the qualifications for the World Cup, and three days later within the qualifications it will visit the selection of the Republic of Ireland.