Euro 2020

The Czech Republic and Sweden in the Main Round, Norway wins group final

photo: Bjørn Kenneth Muggerud
The Czech Republic and Sweden in the Main Round, Norway wins group final


Group B, Vienna

The Czech Republic is already qualified to the Main Round before the match, but the game is very close, Ukraine has ambitions to win points in this game. The Czechs managed to take the points here, but to the Main Round, they are not taking any points, because Austria defeated them.

Ukraine – Czech Republic 19 – 23 (10 – 9)

Topscorers: Artem Kozakevych (UKR) 4 goals and Tomas Babak (CZE) 6 goals

Group D, Trondheim

The final of group D in Trondheim Spektrumis a duel about points taken into the Main Round. Norway is on a home court supported by a full hall, but Portugal is a tough opponent. Norway manages to take 6-10 after 15 minutes, but Portugal has an unusual defense, Sander Sagosen is well kept and others have to step up. Johannessen, Rød, and Bergerud have a good performance, helping their team to be in advantage at the pause, 14-16.

In the second half, Portugal tried to close the gap, but they never managed to level the game, but Norway increased to 15-22 instead. Reinkind, Johannessen, Jøndal or OSullivan were huge in the attack, Bergerud improved in the goal and hosts won the game clearly.

Portugal – Norway 28 – 34 (14 – 16)

Topscorers: Areian Antonio (POR) 5 goals and Magnus Abelvik Rød – Gøran Johannessen (NOR) 6-6 goals

MVP: Thorbjørn Bergerud(NOR) – GK

Group F, Gothenburg

Sweden defeats Poland and goes to the Main Round without points.

Poland – Sweden 26 – 28 (13 – 14)

Topscorers: Sicko Szymon (POL) 8 goals and Daniel Pettersson-Jim Gottfridsson – Andreas Nilsson – Kim Ekdahl du Rietz (SWE) 5-5 goals

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