After a calamitous few weeks in which pre-tournament optimism amongst the nation has taken a dent, victory last Sunday over Cameroon has reinstated belief back into those feeble fans. Radomir Antic knew that the final warm-up match was important as it could instil rhythm and morale back into the players before the first match of their group, against Ghana on Sunday. With a tough group ahead of them, the Serbians will know that the unity amongst the camp needs to be solid if they are to progress.
In a farewell match in Belgrade, Serbia showed their attacking prowess, justifying the media’s claims that they could be the team to watch. Although they showed defensive frailties, the way in which they responded to going behind twice in the game showed the mental toughness they have which can be significant in defeating your opponent. After falling behind to a fourth minute goal from Pierre Web