Spain has been able to win after the surprising defeat against Croatia. The European champion beat Brazil, which won earlier against Croatia, 36:24 (19:13). The Spaniards are enemies of the German team in the final main round game on Wednesday (20.30; TV: The FIRST, live Ticker MIRROR ONLINE).

With some fast counter kicks, the Spaniard led after a quarter of an hour with seven goals (10:3). The most goals of the match, the Spaniard Aitor Arino Bengoechea and Ferran Sole Sala, each with six goals scored.

In the main round group I, the Spaniards are now the new third party. Germany wins against Croatia (Monday, 20.30; TV: ZDF live Ticker MIRROR ONLINE) the German team and France as the semi-finalists. Spain would have to be content with placement play.

Also in the case of a Croatian victory, Spain would have no chance in the semi-finals. Only in case of a tie between Germany and Croatia, a Spanish victory against Germany on Wednesday and a simultaneous defeat of Croatia against France Spain would move in but still the semi-finals.

Sweden – Norway 27:30 (14:17)

Norway has won the game against Sweden. After the victory in Herning, Denmark, the Norwegians have in front of the final main round game is very good chances of making the semi-finals in Hamburg.

Outstanding actor on the plate League player Magnus Jøndal of the SG Flensburg-Handewitt. Eleven goals scored in the Outside. Also, Sander Sagosen of Paris Saint-Germain impressed with seven goals.

Magnus Jøndal

In the first half, the Swedes kept the game open and went in the meantime, even in the lead. After the half, the Norwegian needed only seven minutes to take the lead from 17:14 to expand to 22:15 (37.).

Although Sweden was in the final stage, the two goals, but at the end of Norway come to many simple goals. In the main round group II Sweden has six points, as well as Norway and Denmark.

Because Norway has won the victory, but the direct comparison must Sweden win against the title favourites and hosts Denmark in the final main round game, but still to the semi-finals to collect.

In a earlier Version of this article was that Norway would be with a victory over Hungary, secure in the semi-finals. This error has been corrected.


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