In the 4th round of Group C, Sweden had an ‘easier’ task ahead when they faced Argentina. In the first half, the Swedish team had a lot more difficult task than expected as Argentina was running close behind them. In the first half, the Scandinavians couldn’t work out a bigger advantage, at halftime, their lead was 4 goals (17-13). Then in the second half, Sweden was more concentrated and Argentina couldn’t keep up with the opponent. The difference grew quickly between the two sides and, as expected, Sweden took a very confident victory against the South Americans (38-24). In the end, each Swedish field player managed to score at least one goal.
IHF Women’s Handball World Championship – Group C (Bietigheim) – Round 4
Sweden – Argentina 38-24 (17-13)
Sweden: N. Hagman 6, J. Roberts 4, D. Gustin 4, U. Toft Hansen 3, L. Sand 3, J. Westberg 3, A. Lagerquist 3, H. Blomstrand 3, E. Ekenman-Fernis 2, C. Strömberg 2, I. Gulldén 2, O. Mellegard 1, S. Jacobsen 1, J. Alm 1
Argentina: M. Pizzo 3, L. Salvado 3, M. Sans 3, F. Ponce de Leon 3, E. Karsten 3, G. Gavilan 2, M. de Uriarte 1, X. Iacoi 1, R. Urban Medel 1, C. Bonazzola 1, V. Crivelli 1, M. Gandulfo 1, M. Casasola 1
Penalties: 4/4 ; 9/5
Suspensions: 12 minutes ; 6 minutes