Serbia takes on England in Group stage at UEFA EURO 2024.
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While Serbia coach Dragan Stojkovic is all praises for the England team, especially for the star midfielder Jude Bellingham, he reminded reporters that the English side is only one half of Sunday’s clash. He rebuked reporters for putting the spotlight on England, saying “I am here to talk about Serbia, not England.”

Stojkovic said England tries to be the champion of Europe, but it has to be seen on the field. He highlighted that Serbia knows what system, what players there are thus no surprises. The Serbian coach pointed out that the team has all the information.  Stojkovic, who is a former footballer himself, said Serbia vs. England will be an open match, adding that the Serbian side will not just wait and watch England play.

He shared that the team will try to create problems for the opponent. The coach put the spotlight on Jude Bellingham saying he is an important player for England and will win the prestigious Ballon d’Or in the near future. Stojkovic believes the 20-year-old English midfielder is an impressive player, with the strength and quality needed for the game.

Serbia is Determined to Triumph in UEFA EURO 2024

However, the Serbian team will be very careful and will do everything they have to stop him. It will do their best to control the game. This is Serbia’s first-ever European Champion as an independent country.

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Stojkovic said Serbia deserved to rise. He added it’s up to the team to take the next step. The Serbia team has worked hard and prepared for the European Championship, and now they are ready to give their all. They aim to have maximum concentration and quality at the maximum level.

The Serbian coach, a Red Star Belgrade icon, said they have been waiting for a long time for the EURO tournament and deserve to make it through.