BELGRADE - The Serbia men's national football team suffered a 2-1 home defeat to Hungary in a EURO 2024 qualifying match at the Rajko Mitic Stadium in Belgrade on Thursday evening.
Serbia took the lead through an Attila Szalai own goal in the 10th minute, but Barnabas Varga equalisaed in the 34th minute and Willi Orban netted the winner in the 36th minute.
But according to the decision of the organizers of the games in the capital of France, basketball games in the group stage will be played 200 kilometers away from Paris.
Namely, the first phase of the basketball tournament will be played at the Pierre Mouret stadium in Lille, where the European Championship final was played in 2015.
Svetislav Pei's team played an excellent match in the quarter-finals and defeated Lithuania 87:68, becoming the first among the four best teams in the world.
Serbia is waiting for a rival in the fight for the final, the national team who proves to be better in the duel in which Slovenia and Canada meet, and that match will be played on Wednesday from 14:30.
MANILA - Serbia are through to the semi-finals of the FIBA Basketball World Cup after a convincing 87-68 (24-25, 25-13, 24-17, 14-13) win over Lithuania in the quarter-finals in Manila on Tuesday.
Bogdan Bogdanovic led the scoring for Serbia with 21 points and Filip Petrusev added 17.
Tadas Sedekerskis stood out for Lithuania with 14 points.
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In the quarter-final match, the "Eagles" broke the Lithuanians, a team that just defeated the main favorite USA, with a score of 87:68 (25:24, 13:25, 17:24, 13:14).
You could follow the match through our blog, and you will have the opportunity to read and see the first reactions after the match in the same place.
Bogdanovi on the role of leader