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Dusan Tadic equalised before half-time, though, and then substitute Mitrovic scored in the dying minutes to ensure Serbia leapfrogged Portugal to top Group A.
“I don’t know where to start — I have no words to describe this,” said Mitrovic.
Aleksandar Mitrović scored an injury-time winner as Serbia leapfrogged Portugal to seal their place at the 2022 World Cup! 🇷🇸🔥 pic.twitter.com/EOod5NCYAR
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) November 14, 2021
“It is joy and pride all mixed together. It’s an incredible feeling. We’re overjoyed for ourselves and for the whole nation. We have brought so much happiness.
“Both myself and the team believed in the coach, we played with great confidence.
“We have created something amazing. I don’t remember it being like this in the national team, and I’ve been here for a long time. It is up to us to maintain this.
“This team is ready for miracles. We are going to Qatar to play football, to play for each other.”