Kolding, Sydbank Arena
Argentina-Brazil 19 – 23 (8 – 11)
Topscorers: Manuela Pizzo (ARG) 6 goals and Deonise Fachinello (BRA) 7 goals
Argentina caused trouble to the reigning World Champions, and the match looked even in a longer period of the first half, and Argentina wa sin lead also.
Morten Soubak needed Fachinello to step up a level and decide the match to be able to collect the two points.
Tomorrow Brazil will meet France, the final of this group for sure.
France-DR Congo 29 – 16 (14 – 10)
Topscorers: Alexandra Lacrabére(FRA) 8 goals and Christiane Mwasesa(COD) 7 goals
Congo manage to play a close match against strong France, big respect for the African team. Mwasesa had a fantastic second half, she has been chosen for the player of the match.
France managed to improve their play in the second half in both ends of the court.
Germany-South Korea 39 – 28 (14 – 15)
Topscorers: Xenia Smits and Franziska Müller (GER)6 goals each and Yura Jung and Han Na Gwon(KOR) 6 goals each
Germany and South Korea played a balanced match, with some ups and downs. Until 6-6 the reult was close, than Asians took the lead by 2-3 goals, but in the last minutes of the half, Germany fought back, 14-15.
The second half was as surprising as possible, Germans just ran from Korea and won at a difference of 11 goals.
Susan Müller and Lone Fischer were efficient in offense and Katja Kramarczyk had a good goalkeeper – performace.