Euro 2018

Romanian victory against Spain after struggle in the first half

Photo: Anze Malovrh / kolektiff
Romanian victory against Spain after struggle in the first half
Ibolya Szekeres

EHF EURO 2018

Main Round, Group II.

Nantes

  • Spain opened with 6-1 against Romania, causing problems for Ambros Martins team, where Romania had scored only one goal after 14 minutes. Fernandez, Pena, and M.Gonzalez gave a hard time for Neagu and company, 7-2, 8-2 was the result, Romania came closest at 8-6 and 10-8 (20.minute). Spain managed to keep the distance and the lead, 12-8 and 12-10 – this was the halftime result
  • In the second half, Romania tried to reduce the gap, with a better defense and fast breaks, but Spain managed to keep their advantage until he 40.minute, when Romanians got the draw for the first time in the match, 15-15. The first Romanian lead was a scoring after Florica finished a fastbreak, from this moment Romania was close and never let Spain run away again. Romania got into the last ten minutes with a three-goal advantage 20-23 and they managed to get the victory after a difficult encounter.

Spain –  Romania 25 –  27 (12 – 10)

Referees: Vranes, Weninger (AUT)

Goals:

Spain: Navarro, Castellanos (GK) – Martin3(1), Arderius, Cesareo, Garcia, Pena 5, Lopez 1, Fernandez 5, L.Gonzalez, Martinez, Rodriguez, Hernandez 4, Gil de la Vega, Valdivia, M.Gonzalez 6

Romania: Dedu, Dumanska (GK) – Udristoiu, Geiger 2, Buceschi 4, Neagu 7(2), Perianu 1, Laslo 1, Ardean-Elisei 2, Pintea 6, Florica 3, Ratiu, Polocoser, Bacaoanu, Chiper 1, Dragut

Suspensions: 6 minutes; 6 minutes

7 meters: 2/1; 2/2

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

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.

More in Euro 2018

OUR All-Star team after the European Championship from France

Ibolya SzekeresDecember 18, 2018
Lacrabere, France

France is the new European champion after defeating Russia

Ibolya SzekeresDecember 16, 2018

Lois Abbingh happy, but surprised taking a medal at EHF EURO 2018

Ibolya SzekeresDecember 16, 2018

EHF EURO 2018 All Star Team – Anna Vyakhireva the MVP

Ibolya SzekeresDecember 16, 2018

Krumbholz: “We want to show on Sunday that we made progression…”

Ibolya SzekeresDecember 14, 2018

France joins Russia in the final

Eszti KissDecember 14, 2018