World Championship 2015 Denmark

Herning: Surprise – Serbia and Montenegro shared the points

Herning: Surprise – Serbia and Montenegro shared the points
photo: szi

photo: szi

Jyske Bank Boxen, Herning

Group A

Montenegro –  Serbia 28 –  28 (16 – 13)

Topscorers:  Katarina Bulatovic(MNE) 8, Jovanka Radicevic (MNE) 7 goals  and Jelena Zivkovic –  Katarina Krpez-Slezak (SRB) 6-6 goals

The first half was surprisingly started better by Serbian team where Stojlkovic, Liscevic and Radosavljevic made some good moves, leading Montenegro by 1-4, 7- 10. Adzic had to make some adjustments in his teams play, than Jovanovic, Radicevic and Bulatovic started to find themselves and Montenegro raised, winning the first half by 16-13.

The second part of the game brought many two minute suspensions for Montenegro, and Serbia closed the gap 18-17. Serbia scored by Krpez-Slezak, Bandelier or Liscevic, Montenegro was efficient in attack through Knezevic, Jovanovic and Bulatovic mostly.

Jovanovic has got injured  after 15 minutes in the second half, Montenegro fought stronger, Rajcic saves some important balls in the goal, 25 – 23 when eight minutes to go.

Serbia equalizes in the dying minutes by Krpez Slezak, 28-28 thirty seconds before the final whistle, Montenegro could not score in the offensive phase, Boskovic called his timeout, Serbia won a point against Montenegro.

Final result: 28 – 28

Best player of the match: Katarina Bulatovic (MNE)

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World Championship 2015 Denmark

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