Croatia's neighbours in the former Yugoslavia have largely praised the team's surprise success in reaching the World Cup final in Russia -- just don't expect the Serbian president to support them, at least for now.
The first phase of the World Cup has ended and it's time to round up some numbers. Through its official website, FIFA compiled a ranking of the shotstoppers with the best track record so far in the tournament.
Captain Aleksandar Kolarov and midfielder Nemanja Matic are considering retirement from the Serbian national team after their elimination from the World Cup on Wednesday.
Goals from Paulinho and Thiago Silva secured a 2-0 victory for Brazil against Serbia to secure their progression to the Round of 16 while eliminating their opposition in the process.
Brazil took the lead in their final Group E match against Serbia through a delicate flick from Paulinho.
Aleksandar Kolarov described Serbia's World Cup meeting with Brazil as the biggest game of his career while coach Mladen Krstajic promised a fearless approach from his side.
We take a look ahead to Wednesday's Group E clash between Switzerland and Costa Rica, in Nizhny Novgorod.
Serbia's coach has reacted to his team's World Cup defeat to Switzerland by calling for the referee to be put on trial in the Hague, in a reference to the war crimes tribunal for the ex-Yugoslavia.