Serbia had 5 pictures on the objective. Zero on the right track. Three had been off-target and two had been blocked. Simply two had been even fired from contained in the field. Brazil swamped them with 22 pictures on the objective.
No surprise, the Serbian coach Stojković Piksij has summed up the sport thus:
“I feel the secret’s that they killed all the pieces for us within the second half, we had been disastrous. It’s stunning to me, Brazil is just too good a workforce they usually took benefit of that. The place we’re strongest, we weren’t good. The primary half was honest, however some issues occurred,” he informed reporters after 0-2 loss to Brazil.
The coach believes it wasn’t the matter of ways by the distinction lay in physicality. Serbian gamers are thought-about and did look stronger, taller however the coach believes they lacked depth within the second half.
Serbia’s head coach Dragan Stojkovic kicks the ball through the World Cup group G soccer match between Brazil and Serbia, on the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar. (AP Picture/Themba Hadebe)
“It’s not a matter of ways, I’m sorry that we failed within the bodily sense. I’m sorry we don’t have wholesome gamers, now we have to make use of these few days to relaxation and resolve our destiny within the subsequent two video games.
“The depth was actually excessive within the second half, we gave an excessive amount of house to the Brazilians. However the important thing level for me is that my workforce bodily was utterly down — so I wish to know why, as a result of I don’t. It is a shock for me, one thing unusual.”
The coach additionally introduced up accidents to key gamers that damage the workforce. “We’ve got three accidents Kostić, Mitrović and Vlahović, we got here in such situation and that’s the actual fact. Brazil utterly dominated within the second half, stated Stojković.
“I feel each Brazil and Serbia had been on equal degree within the first 45 minutes, I didn’t see Brazil far more dominant at the moment,” Stojkovic informed a information convention.
“We obtained defeated within the second half, once we actually fell bodily, and we had been now not a workforce — and naturally Brazil knew how one can benefit from this. We merely couldn’t recognise our workforce.”
Did Brazil use drone to spy on Serbia?
Forward of the sport there was reviews that Brazil had been spying on Serbian camp with a drone however the coach Stojkovic had dismissed them.
“”I don’t consider they watched us, who’re we for them to observe us? They’re a soccer superpower,” he had then stated. “I feel it’s misinformation. And even when it was a drone, I don’t know what they’d have seen, nothing particular,” he joked. “”Brazil are an awesome workforce, among the finest on the earth. For me they’ve a golden technology for the time being and I count on a really troublesome sport…” It was troublesome, all proper.