The Olympic Champions had a hard time finding the right speed and rythm in their play – all the way from start. Hungary took an early lead in the match and never gave it away to the Danish team.
With Laszlo Nagy back in the squad, after getting injured in the group match against Germany, the Hungarian team were reinforced with their captain and star player.
– He is very important for the team, more important than many can understand, head coach of Hungary, Xavi Sabate, told after the match about the importance of having Laszlo Nagy back in the team.
Hungary – Denmark
Result: 27-25 (13-12)
Suspensions: Hungary 3 x 2 min, Denmark 1 x 2 min
Topscorer Hungary: Mate Lekai, 6 goals
Topscorer Denmark: Mikkel Hansen, 8 goals
Referees: I.Boualloucha and R.Khenissia, Tunisia