Euro 2018

France ran over Serbia

photo: Bjørn Kenneth Muggerud
France ran over Serbia
Ibolya Szekeres


Serbia –  France 30 – 39 (12 – 19)

Serbia had a good start with a 6-4 lead after ten minutes, but this was the last time they had an advantage as France pushed on the acceleration and took the lead 7-10, winning the first half 12-19. In the second half, there was no room for Serbia to come closer as French men gave everything and a little bit more winning 30-39 and being very close to the semifinals.


Serbia – Sesum 1, Dukic 1, Beljanski 4, Nenadic 6(1), Radivojevic 1, Ilic 4, Jovanovic 4, Zelenovic 7, Obradovic 2,

France – Gerard 1, Remili 3, Lagarde 1, Mem 2, N.Karabatic 4, Mahe 4, Abalo 2, L.Karabatic 7, Claire 1, Dipanda 3, Porte 2, Tournat 2, Caucheteux 7(2)

Suspensions: 8 minutes, 1 red card; 6 minutes

7 meters: 1/1; 4/2

Player of the match: Luka Karabatic (FRA)

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Euro 2018
Ibolya Szekeres

Hungarian living in Norway with a great passion for handball, primarly women handball. Travels all over the world to follow handball matches and tournaments and to write good articles on this website.

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