Date: 31st March 2016 at 5:40pm
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Name: Aleksandar Kolarov
Position: Left-Back
Country: Serbia

6th February 2016 - Barclays Premier League - Manchester City v Leicester City - Aleksandar Kolarov of Man City adjusts the captain's armband - Photo: Simon Stacpoole / Offside.

Kolarov scored the winner for Serbia in their friendly away at Estonia on Tuesday. Photo: Simon Stacpoole/Offside.

It has been a disappointing season in the Premier League for Manchester City, who sit 15 points adrift of the leaders Leicester City, but one of their defenders did enjoy a slightly more successful international break.

Despite being beaten 1-0 against Poland in their first fixture over the Easter weekend, Serbia recovered to win by the same scoreline in Estonia on Tuesday, with City left-back Aleksandar Kolarov scoring the only goal.

The 30-year-old is well known as being a set-piece specialist, and he certainly lived up to his name with a stunning 25-yard free kick nine minutes from time in Tallinn that gave his nation a narrow victory.

Although he won’t be involved in the European Championships this summer after Serbia failed to qualify, Kolarov can still hold hope that he might be lifting a Champions League winners’ medal in May.

 
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