Serbia trounced Sweden thanks to a hat-trick

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In a Nations League match in Belgrade, Serbia trounced Sweden 4-1 thanks to a hat-trick from Aleksandar Mitrovic.

Serbia ‘s first three goals were scored by 28-year-old Fulham striker Mitrovic before Sasa Lukic added a fourth goal midway through the second half.

At the top of Group B4, Serbia and Norway are now tied on points,

but Serbia trails them on head-to-head record.

Serbia vs Sweden 4 – 1 — all Goals

Tuesday’s match between the two teams will determine which group advances to the A league.

With nine goals in eight games in all competitions this season,

Mitrovic has now scored 49 goals in 75 appearances for his country.

Serbia trounced Sweden 4-1 in the Nations League in Belgrade thanks to a hat-trick from Aleksandar Mitrovic.

Before Sasa Lukic added a fourth goal midway through the second half,

Fulham striker Mitrovic, 28, had already given Serbia three goals.

but falls short of them in head-to-head record.

Finally The match between the two teams on Tuesday will determine which group is promoted to the A league.

Mitrovic now has 49 goals in 75 appearances for his country,

bringing his season total to nine goals in eight games across all competitions.

Aleksandar Mitrovic’s hat-trick helped Serbia easily defeat Sweden 4-1 in their Nations League B Group 4 match on Saturday,

setting up a winner-takes-all matchup in their final game against Norway on Tuesday in Oslo.

Additionally Norway and Serbia are in first place with 10 points,

with the Norwegians leading after a 1-0 victory in Belgrade earlier in the year. Sweden needs to defeat Slovenia in Stockholm to avoid dropping to League C.

Just before halftime,

Basically Mitrovic gave them the lead by dodging the Swedish defence and heading in a corner. He was unstoppable.

Three minutes after the break,

he finished off his hat trick by slipping behind Daniel Sundgren and putting Vlahovic’s pass into the back of the net with his left foot.

The 28-year-old Mitrovic left the fight with a 49th international victory.

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Viktor Claesson gave Sweden the lead against the flow of play in the 15th minute,

but they were unable to handle the physicality of Mitrovic,

Serbia’s all-time leading scorer, who levelled the game three minutes later with his 47th goal in international competition.

Serbia regained momentum after that goal,

and Sweden may thank goalkeeper Robin Olsen for a brilliant double save that prevented Dusan Vlahovic and Dusan Tadic before the halfway point.

Just before halftime,

Mitrovic gave them the lead by dodging the Swedish defence and heading in a corner. He was unstoppable.

Three minutes after the break,

he finished off his hat trick by slipping behind Daniel Sundgren and putting Vlahovic’s pass into the back of the net with his left foot.

In a Nations League match in Belgrade,

Serbia trounced Sweden 4-1 thanks to a hat-trick from Aleksandar Mitrovic.

Serbia’s first three goals were scored by 28-year-old Fulham striker Mitrovic

before Sasa Lukic added a fourth goal midway through the second half.

At the top of Group B4, Serbia and Norway are now tied on points,

but Serbia trails them on head-to-head record.

Tuesday’s match between the two teams will determine which group advances to the A league.

With nine goals in eight games in all competitions this season,

Mitrovic has now scored 49 goals in 75 appearances for his country.

In the fifth round of the European Nations League groups,

Serbia defeated Sweden 4-1 in the game played at the Serbian stadium Rajko Mitic.

Aleksandar Mitrovic scored Serbia’s four goals in the 18th,

45th, 48th, and 70th minutes. Viktor Claesson of Sweden had opened the scoring in the 15th minute of the game.

With this outcome,

Serbia moved up to second position in the group standings with 10 goals,

trailing first-place Norway by a goal.

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