Euro 2018

Denmark say goodbye to Montenegro

Photo: Björn Kenneth Muggerud
Denmark say goodbye to Montenegro
Eszti Kiss

The EHF EURO 2018 is coming to the “money time”, the teams have arrived to the Super Wednesday where the remaining semifinal places will be awarded – Russia has already booked a ticket to Paris. Denmark has already lost the chance to play in the semifinals, but Montenegro still had a slight hope before their encounter in the last round. However, Denmark wanted to say a beautiful goodbye to France, and they started the match this way: they started with a convincing 4-0. They even managed to keep these 3-4 goals of advantage until the 22nd minute when Montenegro came back to one goal (10-9). However, after this, Montenegro only scored twice while Denmark netted 5 times in the remaining minutes until the halftime whistle (15-11).

In the beginning of the second half, Denmark struggled to score in the first 15 minutes: they scored only twice while Montenegro came back to 17-17. A new match started for the 2 teams in the last quarter of the game, and in this match, it was Denmark again that proved to be better. As the Danish team couldn’t work out a more significant lead, the last minutes promised a nail-biter. The last 3 minutes started with 23-23 and after this, only one goal was made: Mette Tranborg scored and this meant a slight, 24-23 victory for Denmark.

EHF EURO 2018 – Main Round Group I – 3rd round
Denmark – Montenegro 24-23 (15-11)
Denmark: A.M. Hansen 6, F. Woller 4, L. Grigel 3(1), T. Ostergaard Jensen 3, M. Tranborg 2, S. Jörgensen 2, K. Heindahl 2, S. Nielsen 1, K. Jörgensen 1
Montenegro: J. Radicevic 7, M. Raicevic 6, D. Jaukovic 4(1), A. Klikovac 3, K. Bulatovic 1, T. Brnovic 1, M. Mehmedovic 1
Penalties: 1/2 ; 1/1
Suspensions: 10 minutes ; 6 minutes

Player of the match: Anne Mette Hansen (Denmark)

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Euro 2018
Eszti Kiss

Hungarian, handball and travel addict. Always hungry for information about handball and always ready to share these with others.

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