IHF World Championship 2019
Main Round, Group I
Cologne, Lanxess Arena
The biggest surprise and sensation in the Main Round is for sure the victory of Brazil against Croatia. Brazil with a good defense and goalkeeper performance took the control of the game from the start and they got a clear victory against the favorite of this encounter. Croatia is spoiling their own chances to qualify to a semifinal.
Brazil – Croatia 29 – 26 (17 – 13)
Referees: Jørum, Kleven (NOR)
Topscorers: Haniel Langaro (BRA) 9 goals and Domagoj Duvnjak (CRO) 6 goals
Player of the match: Haniel Langaro (BRA)