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ECH M: Amazing comeback by defending champions (PHOTOS)

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The defending champions chose tough way to beat Netherlands. Although the Netherlands had a lead 2:0, Serbia made comeback and claimed first win 3:2 (19:25, 18:25, 25:15, 25:17, 15:12).

National team of Serbia

National team of Serbia

One more time, the defending champions didn’t start as coach Igor Kolaković wished. The Netherlands easily took two first sets and had a ead 2:0.

Serbia were in very strange situations, they had to do something to change their playing style. Kolaković has decided to bring in new players on court. Jovović, Ivović and Lisinac were the players who gave the new energy to Serbian team.

In next two sets, Serbia succeeded to tie a game on 2:2.

In tie break, Serbs continued to play well and clinched first win at the European Championship 2013.

Aleksandar Atanasijević was the best scorer in Serbia with 23, while Miloš Nikić had 13, and Marko Ivović finished with 11. In Netherlands, Jelte MaaN and Niels Klapwijk both had 14 points.

To read more news from this competition click on European Championship 2013 M.

For more photos, see the gallery below!

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