# Serbia

Last year
# entertainment value
6-goal thriller leaves Cameroon and Serbia's fates uncertain
Both sides trail joint-group leaders Brazil and Switzerland, who play later today.
# standing out
Aleksandar Mitrovic makes history in the Championship
The Serbian star became the first player to score 32 goals in the division.
# Wanted
The €80 million-rated 21-year-old attracting interest from Europe's top clubs
Dusan Vlahovic netted 33 times in Serie A in 2021.
All time
# Review
Analysing all 20 Ireland games of the Stephen Kenny era
The team have looked rejuvenated of late, after a tough start.
Mitrovic's 90th-minute winner sends Serbia to the World Cup and Portugal to the play-offs
Serbia top Group A with dramatic 2-1 in Lisbon while Spain and Croatia stamp their tickets to Qatar.
# Leaders
Serbia edge Luxembourg to go top of Ireland's group
Elsewhere, Sweden moved within a point of Group B leaders Spain thanks to a 3-0 win over Kosovo in Solna.
# Analysis
Tactics Board: What Ireland can learn from last night's draw with Serbia
Shane Keegan looks back at Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier in Dublin.
# Support
'We've always believed in what Stephen's trying to do'
Matt Doherty says the Irish squad are still backing the manager’s methods.
# Analysis
By now, debating who the Irish manager should be feels almost beside the point
The scrutiny of Stephen Kenny’s future has intensified in recent days.
# teenage dreams
The 19-year-old who lit up the Aviva
Andrew Omobamidele made his full debut in Ireland’s draw with Serbia.
# Super Gav
Bazunu's brilliance earns a draw as Irish fans show they haven't stopped believing
Teenage keeper kept Ireland in the game long enough to nick a dramatic equaliser.
# Opinion
Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Serbia
Ireland earned a second 1-1 draw in the space of four days.
Republic of Ireland v Serbia, World Cup 2022 Qualification
A late Serbian own goal rescued a point for Ireland on a raucous night in the Aviva Stadium. Relive the action in our minute-by-minute report.
Serbia to make late decision on Aleksandar Mitrovic before Ireland clash
The Fulham striker has scored seven goals in four games in the campaign to date.
# Have your say
Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Serbia?
Stephen Kenny faces some tough calls ahead of tomorrow night’s match.
# The42 Membership
The Football Family: Ireland v Serbia preview
Beautiful Football, Where Are You? A sample clip from Monday’s episode of The Football Family podcast.
# Analysis
One of the worst results in Ireland's footballing history, but here's why Stephen Kenny still deserves time
The Irish team suffered a humiliating defeat at home to Luxembourg on Saturday night,
# 2022 World Cup
David Meyler: Enough signs in Serbia performance to believe Ireland can kick on under Kenny
In his latest column, the former Ireland midfielder looks ahead to Saturday’s World Cup qualifiers.
# Reaction
'To get a first competitive start for my country was a really proud moment for me'
Josh Cullen impressed for Ireland on Wednesday night against Serbia.
# Talking Points
Ex-Southampton star key as Ireland ultimately outclassed in crunch World Cup qualifier
Dusan Tadic produced a hat-trick of assists as Serbia earned a vital victory.
# Opinion
Player ratings: How the Boys in Green fared against Serbia
Ireland were left frustrated after their opening World Cup qualifier in Belgrade.
Serbia v Ireland, World Cup qualifier
Ireland faced Serbia as they aimed to end an eight-game winless run under Stephen Kenny.
# fyi
'I can't accept that Ireland play better than us' - The legendary manager and all you need to know about Serbia
Dragan Stojković feels his side should beat the Boys in Green.
# Have your say
Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Serbia?
Stephen Kenny has some tough calls to make ahead of Wednesday’s key World Cup qualifier.
Serbia name squad for upcoming World Cup qualifier with Ireland
There is no room for Aleksandar Kolarov or Luka Milivojevic.
# No Problem
Brazil's Tite defends Neymar over Capello 'diver' jibe
The coach says he has no worries over Neymar’s mental state.
# Trouble
Swiss pair could be set for bans following controversial goal celebrations
Fifa confirmed it has opened disciplinary proceedings against Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri.
# Reaction
'It's staggering he hasn't given this' - Controversy as non-penalty costs Serbia
With the game in the balance at 1-1, Aleksandar Mitrovic was wrestled in the box.
# Report
Stoke and Arsenal stars on target as Switzerland earn dramatic late win
Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri helped their team narrowly prevail.
# Potential
Watch: Man United starlet helps Ireland's youngsters qualify for Euros Elite Round
Lee O’Connor was on target, as the Boys in Green defeated Serbia.
# oh well
Georgia couldn't do Ireland a favour in Serbia tonight
Aleksandar Prijovic scored after coming on as a second-half substitute to steer his side to the World Cup.
# possibilities
Here's why Serbia's loss to Austria tonight has added more intrigue to Monday's battle in Cardiff
The Republic of Ireland can still qualify automatically after what happened in Vienna tonight.
# Pride
'It was always Ireland for me... There was no decision to be made'
Islington-born Millwall attacker Aiden O’Brien says he didn’t think twice about representing the Boys in Green.
# Reaction
'We’re missing Seamus Coleman. He’s as big a loss to us as Bale is to Wales'
Roy Keane has played down the significance of the Real Madrid star’s absence next week.
# Chance
O'Neill hints he would be open to playing uncapped players in pivotal games
The Ireland boss has given hope to the inexperienced stars such as Sean Maguire and Scott Hogan.
# Errors
Analysis: The 25 minutes that may have cost Ireland a World Cup spot
The Boys in Green face an uphill task to qualify for Russia after the results of the past week.
# Mixed Fortunes
3 winners and losers from Ireland's latest international week
The Boys in Green’s qualification hopes hang by a thread after last night’s result.
# Analysis
Ireland show remarkable heart but little quality as World Cup hopes diminish
Four talking points as Serbia strike a major blow to the Boys in Green’s aim of reaching Russia.
# Reaction
'It was one of the most difficult games in my career as a coach'
Serbia manager Slavoljub Muslin was relieved to see his side escape with a 1-0 win against Ireland.
# Blame Game
'It's not the players who will cost us our place in the World Cup - it's O'Neill and Keane'
Eamon Dunphy took issue with the management team’s inconsistency and doesn’t believe the Irish will make it to Russia next summer.