Croatia and Real Madrid star midfield, Luka Modric didn't get his name in the score sheet on his national team's latest 2-0 victory over their arch rival Serbia last Friday, but he did put on an excellent skills exhibit in that game.
Croatia national team are gearing themselves up before facing an eagerly anticipated tough match against Serbia on Friday and Igor Stimac's team showcasing their relax attitude by holding an open training session which can be access by anyone.
Serbia national team head coach Sinijsa Mihajlovic stated that his side are more that prepared for their upcoming intense World Cup 2014 qualifying match against Croatia on Friday, denying any tensions being felt by his squad in such a huge match.
Croatia are setting themselves up for a feisty World Cup 2014 encounter against Serbia this Friday and ahead of that match the Blazers' head coach Igor Stimac denies any talks of tension from his team.
Positive news arrives for two England under 21 players, Thomas Ince and Steven Caulker who got themselves involved in a brawl during the young Three Lions' team match against Serbia under 21 last year.
Recent UEFA sanction towards Serbia due to the Racism claims being done by their fans during the under 21 game between their national team against England youngsters, attracted the attention of FIFA president, Sepp Blatter.
The aftermath from England Under 21 players row with Serbian U21 players back in October still continues as UEFA have recently banned two Three Lions' youngsters, Steven Caulker and Thomas Ince, for their involvement in that incident.
The Aftermath from a brawl in UEFA Euro under 21 qualifying match between Serbia and England still continue as after both country's FA being charged by UEFA, this time two Serbia players received lengthy bans.
England FA are expecting a positive news regarding their racism claims towards Serbian FA in the recent Under 21 match between both countries.
English FA have already filed their complains to UEFA asking for punishment to Serbia because of their supporters racial abuse towards the young Three Lions' players.
There was an ugly scene right after the Europe Under 21 qualifiers match between Serbia against England on Friday, where a brawl broke right after the final whistle. The England Under 21 claimed that racism chants from the crowd was the main trigger for that brawl.
An ugly scene occurred on England's European Under 21 Championship qualifier against home team Serbia on Tuesday as mass brawl marred right after the final whistle was blown.
England scored the only goal in that game just seconds before the match ended and as they were celebrating, a section of Serbian fans were throwing them with bottles and apparently shouting racist chants towards the visitors.