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Powerful Danes put Chile 23 behind!

It was a spectacular way to open the 26th IHF World Championship 2019 in Herning. Denmark smashed Chile 39:16 (22:4) with the strongest defensive performance in the first half which has been ever seen by team of Nikolaj Jakobsen.

Casper Mortensen was leading scorer in the winning team with 8 goals, while Mikkel Hansen added 7.

Chile-Denmark 16-39 (4-22)

Chile: Rodrigo Salinas 4, Elias Oyarzun 3, Erwin Feuchtmann 2, Javier Frelijj 2, Sebastian Ceballos 1, Emil Feuchtmann 2, Esteban Salinas 1, Daniel Ayala 1.

Denmark: Casper Mortensen 8, Mikkel Hansen 7, Lasse Svan 4, Rasmus Lauge 4, Nikolaj Markussen 3, Hans Lindberg 3, Simon Hald 3, Morten Olsen 2, Magnus Landin 1, Anders Zachariassen 1, Rene Toft 1, Henrik Mollgaard 1, Nikolaj Oris 1.

Mandatory Credit © HRS / Sasa Pahic Szabo