Euro 2014

Debrecen: Hungary defeated by a quick Denmark

Debrecen: Hungary defeated by a quick Denmark
photo: Björn Kenneth Muggerud

Éva Kiss (photo: Björn Kenneth Muggerud)

Main Round, Group I.

Classament: Norway 6, Spain 4, Hungary 4, Denmark 3, Romania 1, Poland 0

Debrecen, Főnix Arena – 15-12-2014

Hungary –  Denmark 20 – 23 (9 – 11 )

Goals:

Hungary: Biró, Kiss, Herr (GK) – Szucsánszki, Tomori, Kovacsics, Erdősi, Tóth, Kovacsicz, Bódi, Szamoránsky, Mayer, Mészáros, Planéta, Triscsuk, Bulath

Denmark: Toft, Poulsen (GK) – Kviesgaard, östergaard, Nörgaard, Fisker, Gravholt, Spellerberg, Thorsgaard, S.Jörgensen, L.Jörgensen, Kristiansen, Grigel, Burgaard, Hansen, Holmsgaard

Lotte Grigelhas been injured right before the match, the playmaker of the Danish team got  a knee injury under warmup.

The match started with three quick Danish goals, 0 -3 for the guests, Line Jörgesnen netted two times in the beginning. Hungary had problems to find the right track, especially in attack, when Tomori scored several times, holding Hungary in the game. Another HUngarian player to remark was goalkeeper Kiss, with several saved balls.

photo: Björn Kenneth Muggerud

photo: Björn Kenneth Muggerud

Danes played a mucj faster handball than Hungary could follow, Denmark had advantage, 6-10, after 22 minutes of play, when headcoach Németh hs already called their second tineout also.

Rookie of the team was sent to the playmaker position, Tóth has scored, then Triscuk and Kovacsics managed to reduce the gap for Hungary, 8 -11. Jan Pytlick called timeout and his team played with seven fieldplayers, the goalkeeper was on the bench during offensive phase.

Hungarians managed to score one more goal from a seven meter penalty, 9-11, Triscsuk is secure from the penalty line.

Kiss, the goalkeeper of Hungary has saved 54% od Danish shoots, but the team is struggling to find right solutions in attack.

The second half has brought Hungarians leveling the game at 11-11, then Danish team has ran from the hosts, by several good second wave attacking situations, coring from every position,15 -22 (53.minute).

Hungarian managed to make a slight comeback, 19 -23(55.min) but Denmark won clearly, after a good second half, with clever tactical movements and a weak Hungarian answer to Jan Pytlick’s game.

Final result: 20  – 23

Best players of the match: Éva Kiss (HUN) and Line Jörgensen(DEN)

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Euro 2014

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