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Serbia: Matic and teammates hold last practice ahead of Montenegro match02:31

Serbia: Matic and teammates hold last practice ahead of Montenegro match

Serbia, Stara Pazova
November 16, 2018 at 15:36 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Serbian football team held their last practice in Stara Pazova on Friday, ahead of their match against Montenegro in the League of Nations on Saturday.

Speaking at a press conference, Serbian manager Mladen Krstajic downplayed what he believed to be tensions put forward by certain people between both countries, saying "We are two countries, but one people, and it makes no sense of saying that there could be some tensions between us."

"Their players can walk the streets of Belgrade just like we walked the streets of Podgorica without any security," he added.

Manchester United player Nemanja Matic commented on his decision not to wear a poppy flower earlier this month, saying he had no subsequent issues with club officials or teammates because of it.

Serbia is set to host Montenegro at the Marakana stadium in Belgrade on Saturday, November 17. Kick off is scheduled for 15:00h local time.

Serbia: Matic and teammates hold last practice ahead of Montenegro match02:31
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The Serbian football team held their last practice in Stara Pazova on Friday, ahead of their match against Montenegro in the League of Nations on Saturday.

Speaking at a press conference, Serbian manager Mladen Krstajic downplayed what he believed to be tensions put forward by certain people between both countries, saying "We are two countries, but one people, and it makes no sense of saying that there could be some tensions between us."

"Their players can walk the streets of Belgrade just like we walked the streets of Podgorica without any security," he added.

Manchester United player Nemanja Matic commented on his decision not to wear a poppy flower earlier this month, saying he had no subsequent issues with club officials or teammates because of it.

Serbia is set to host Montenegro at the Marakana stadium in Belgrade on Saturday, November 17. Kick off is scheduled for 15:00h local time.

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