Serbia: Dmitrovic, Stefan Mitrovic, Milenkovic, Pavlovic, Mladenovic, Gajic, Lukic, Racic, Tadic, Djuricic, Vlahovic.
Subs: Rajkovic, Nikolic, Petkovic, Spajic, Gudelj, Kostic, Milinkovic-Savic, Ristic, Maksimovic, Radonjic, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Jovic.
Republic of Ireland: Travers, Clark, Coleman, Stevens, O’Shea, Cullen, Browne, Molumby, Doherty, Robinson, Connolly.
Subs: O’Hara, Bazunu, Duffy, Christie, Lenihan, McClean, Brady, Hendrick, Horgan, Knight, Collins, Shane Long.
Dusan Tadic of Ajax, and formerly of Southampton, captains Serbia in new boss Dragan Stojkovic’s first match in charge. Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic takes a seat on the bench.
Some rare good news for the Republic of Ireland and their injury decimated squad. Brighton forward Aaron Connolly is over a rib problem and starts. Seamus Coleman makes his first appearance since October 2019, wearing the captain’s armband, while 21-year-old Bournemouth goalkeeper Mark Travers goes in goal. Stephen Kenny hopes to end an eight-game wait for his first victory as Ireland boss.