Euro 2016

Ugalde scores late as Spain ties Slovenia

Ugalde scores late as Spain ties Slovenia

EHF EURO 2016, Poland, Wroclaw

Hala Stulecia

Group C

Slovenia – Spain 24-24 (13-10)

Topscorers: Luka Zvizej (6, Slovenia) and Julen Aguinagalde (6, Sweden)

Slovenia was seconds away from upsetting Spain on the second matchday of Group C, but the favorites came back in the second half to steal a point in a 24-24 draw. Slovenia led 13-10 at the break and was up by one and had possession of the ball in the final minute, but Dean Bombac’s shot was blocked and Cristian Ugalde scored on the fast break. Borut Makcovsek’s direct free-throw was blocked as time expired.

Best player of the match: Julen Auginagalde (Spain)

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