Euro 2020

Slight French victory against Montenegro

photo: IHF (archive)
Slight French victory against Montenegro

EHF EURO 2020

Group A, Herning

France – Montenegro 24 – 23 (11 – 12 )

Referees: Sa, Sa (POR)

Topscorers: Valentini 3, Kouyate 3, Niakate 3, Flippes 3 (FRA) and Radicevic 5, Mehmedovic 5, Despotovic 3, Ramusovic 3, Jaukovic 3 (MNE)

France without Allison Pineau and Manon Houette, Montenegro without Tatjana Brnovic, Milena Raicevic and Marina Raicic at this EURO.

Lead by Kim Rasmussen and Bojana Popovic from the bench, Montenegro was in lead almost the whole game, until the 55.minute. 4-8, 5-9 in the first half and having the advantage at the pause 11-12, Montenegrins could hope to get a point here.

But in the second half France get mobilized their energies, Darleux made a good match in the goal and they managed to get the lead and to win by one goal a very close game, where Montenegro should really deserve at least one point.

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Euro 2020

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