Beijing, China, August 16, 2008 - World League runner-up Serbia, who had suffered three losses
in the Men's Volleyball preliminaries, finally beat Germany 3-1 to keep their hope
of making quarter-finals alive on Saturday.
Serbia's two key players Nikola Kovacevic and Bojan Janic
both missed the match because of injuries in the last match against Poland.
With the hard-earned victory, Serbia trails Germany to
rank fifth in Pool B. As the top four of the six-team group will survive, the
two European teams, both holding 1-4 win-loss records, still have chances to go
However, Serbia may have a better chance as they will
play the group's weakest team Egypt in the last match, while Germany will face
Germany did not surrender easily in Saturday's decider, with the scores 25-21, 27-25, 24-26, 25-23.