BELGRADE – The Serbia men’s national water polo team beat France 16-8 (3-4, 4-2, 3-1, 6-1) in the European Water Polo Championship Group B Round 3 at Belgrade’s Kombank Arena late Thursday.

Head coach Dejan Savic’s men chalked up their third win at the competition, finishing top of the group table ahead of Saturday’s match against Slovakia in the round of last 16.