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Serbia beats Georgia 1-0 in World Cup qualifier
Last Updated: 2017-10-10 09:37 | Xinhua
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Serbia has achieved a tight home victory over Georgia 1-0 in the last match of the qualifications for the FIFA World Cup 2018.

Triumph enabled Serbia to seal its first position in the Group D with 21 points out of 10 matches, 6 of which were won.

The first half started in a slow pace and with a slight domination of the Georgian team, but ended with a 0-0 draw.

In the second half, home team became more aggressive and created more scoring chances.

One of such chances was used by Aleksandar Prijovic in the 74th minute in an attack orchestrated by Branislav Ivanovic and Aleksandar Mitrovic who assisted for the goal.

The Georgian team did not manage to catch up with the late lead.

The game in Belgrade was played at the Rajko Mitic stadium in front of some 40,000 spectators who celebrated the qualification with fireworks after the match.

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