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Serbia takes two points through Main Round

Serbia takes two points through Main Round
Ibolya Szekeres

Photo: Björn Kenneth Muggerud

 

Last match of the Group A was organised between hosts Serbia and the surprise-team, Czech Republic. The winner of the match could collect two valuable points to take trough the Main Round.

 

In the first half the game was a balanced one, with close periods, Good saves by Tomasevic and Serbian lead after 15 minutes. After a Czechian time-out, the guests leveled up the match and took the lead by two goals, winning the first half by 12-15.

 

Photo: Bjørn Kenneth Muggerud

Second part started with a Serbian equalising at 16-16 and making the game close again. Serbians took the lead several times by one goals, 19-18, 20-19, but the ambitious Czechian team scored one more, blowing away the Serbian lead. Then Andrea Lekic and Katarina Tomasevic had an improving performance and Serbia increased the gap, 23-21. Sustained by the crowd and with a brilliant Lekic and Pop-Lazic, hosts managed to win by 28-24.

Result: Serbia-Czech Republic 28-24 ( 12-15)

Topscorers: Andrea Lekic and Sladana Pop-Lazic(Serbia) 6 goals each and Romana Chrenkova and Klara Cerna (Czech Republic) 6 goals each

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Ibolya Szekeres

Hungarian living in Norway with a great passion for handball, primarly women handball. Travels all over the world to follow handball matches and tournaments and to write good articles on this website.

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