The German national Handball team has already qualified before the final main round game for the semi-finals of the world Cup. Against Croatia, the DHB-team won an exciting game 22:21 (11:11). Germany playful in the second half with a Three-goal lead. Led by an outstanding Fabian Wiede, the German team came back but still.

Croatian goalkeeper Marin Sego was one of the best players on the field. In the German team more Fabian Wiede stood out. With creative passes, he set his teammates in scene, and with six gates, the most successful launcher of the game.

Strobel violated hard

Croatia has started a little better in the first half and led after just three minutes with two goals. The big shock for the German team did not materialize but through a gate, but due to a serious injury. Back-room player Martin Strobel gave out in a fight in the Offensive evil with the knee and suffered a ligament tear. In addition, the suspicion of a cruciate ligament tear. In this world Cup, the 32-Year-old will not be used.

Martin Strobel (lying)

time to Recover the DHB did not need-but. As the game ran again, it showed one of the most beautiful moves of the first half. Re-played the Ball over the head to Steffen Fäth, who presided over the shoulder directly to Hendrik Pekeler, which ended 3:3 (9. Minute). In the result, was able to create a no team final. Germany also missed a Two-goal lead (27.) to save in the half.

Re leads DHB-selection to the victory

In the second half, developed a nervous game, in which Germany is regularly in the lead went, this couldn’t but strengthen first. It was only when Croatia’s Zlatko Horvat against the post threw and Re-in the return from the back room in the left corner hit, Germany had the first three-goal lead.

Fabian Wiede (right)

The Croats to their Star Domagoj Duvnjak of the Bundesliga, THW Kiel had a only a day after the 26:29 defeat against Brazil, first of all, tired. Nevertheless, they came seven minutes before the end to compensate. After the first Croatian leadership of the second half by Jakov Vrankovic (55.) took Re-repeated, the responsibility and the Central play station was on the Offensive. As Pekeler and Uwe Gensheimer of the 21st century. 22. Goal met, it was decided the game.


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