Outright Odds: 100/one
Group C Winners: nine/one
Serbia & Montenegro will start out in Germany as undefeated in qualifying with one of many meanest defences in international soccer. They topped their qualifying group in advance of Spain, Belgium and Bosnia-Herzegovina and conceded only one objective in ten matches away at Spain in the 1-one draw.
The draw in Spain noticed their defence breaches for the first time in eight matches, with the preceding 7 successive clean up sheets environment a whole new earth history.
An Practically watertight defence is the key to Serbia & Montenegros good results, With all the backline superbly marshalled by Mladen Krstajic, who performs in Germany for Schalke 04. These kinds of organisation and the chance to snuff out any opposing attacks prompted Manchester United to shell out seven million on defensive lover Nemanja Vidic who was at Spartak Moscow.
Neither player was a domestic name and neither were being Dynamo Kievs Goran Gavrancic or Ivica Dragutinovic of Sevilla who created up the again four, or goalkeeper Dragoslav Jevric, presently at Turkish outfit Ankaraspor, but they will be while in the minds in their Group C opposition professionals.
On the other hand, Serbia & Montenegro could be the side that triggers a spanner in the is effective for the more fancies teams in the group, rather than just one which enjoys results by themselves. Though These are resolute on the back again, they are afflicted by an absence of creative imagination and do not score lots of objectives.
They scored 16 plans in qualifying, Even though fifty percent of these came against San Marino throughout two matches. Goalless draws in your own home to Belgium, Spain and Bosnia-Herzegovina counsel they wont be threatening Considerably in Germany. Previous Chelsea striker Mateja Kezman, with five goals in qualifying, is their 안전놀이터 Most evident threat.