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Serbia finally win game to keep hopes alive

Serbia's Andrija Geric spikes against Germany
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 further.

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 mighty Russia.

Germany did not surrender easily in Saturday's decider, with the scores 25-21, 27-25, 24-26, 25-23.