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Video: Kolarov hands Serbia lead with brilliant free kick

Costa Rica v Serbia: Group E - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

SAMARA, RUSSIA - JUNE 17: Aleksandar Kolarov of Serbia celebrates after scoring his team’s first goal from a free kick during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Costa Rica and Serbia at Samara Arena on June 17, 2018 in Samara, Russia. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

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Serbia had managed to control the match for much of the opening hour of play, but didn’t have a goal to show for it.

That was, at least, until Aleksandar Kolarov had his say in the matter.

The AS Roma man gave Serbia a 1-0 lead in the 57th minute after a stunning free kick that gave Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas no chance as he sprawled to his left.