The team of coach Ivan Guys won dramatically on Sunday evening in Budapest with 31:30 (14:15) against Portugal and may hope for the main round of the Netherlands (28:31) after the surprising defeat of the Netherlands (28:31).
Hungary’s Halfrechter Dominik Math was with eight hits of the best throwers of the game. For the Portuguese three players achieved five goals — in the end, but one lacked one to take at least one point. The Hungarians of 20,022 fans were patched in the hall. As dealt in Hungary at the 15th Handball European Championship, National coach also employs Alfred Gílson. The DUB selection denies your preliminary round matches in Slovakia.
SMITH makes 13 goals
In the evening game, the Dutchman, at this tournament, perhaps the biggest surprise, the Icelander was a great fight. In the end, however, the favorite won wafer thin with 29:28 (15:13). Best throwers at Iceland were superstar Aron Palmerston (six goals) and right outside Vivaldi Bjorn Gudjonsson (eight goals). At the Netherlands, Magdeburg’s Halfrechter Kay Smith with 13 (!) Try at 16 attempts.
At the end of Group B, Netherlands on Tuesday (18 o’clock) on Portugal, two and a half hour later it gets Hungary to do with the still loss-free Iceland’s.
Portugal — Hungary 30:31 (15:14)
Portugal: ARIA 5/5, Martins 5, Silva 5, Fernandes 4, ITURRIZA 3, Salinas 3, Duarte 2, Alves 1, Cavalcade 1, Magazines 1
Hungary: Math 8/4, Lexie 6/1, Site 4, Boa 3, Topic 3, ANSI 2, Rodriguez 2, Body 1, Janusz 1, Rosa 1
Referee: Václav Horace (Czech Republic) / Jeri Colony (Czech Republic)
Criminal minutes: 12/12
Disqualification: ITURRIZA (59./3. Time penalty) / –