Rio 2016

BRUTAL REVENGE: Poles beat Croatia for Olympic semi-final!

What a brutal revenge for the “Miracle in Krakow”, when Croatian team eliminated Poles at their Men’s EHF EURO 2016 with 13 goals victory! Poland beat Croatia 30:27 (18:14) for the Olympic semi-final and now wait match against Denmark on Friday.

Heroes of the one of the biggest handball victories in Polish history were Karol Bielecki with 12 goals and Piotr Vyszomirski (15 saves – 49%). Croatia had control over result in first 20 minutes until 10:9, but then strong Polish defense made turnover and didn’t let European bronze team to come back.

However, Croatia balanced result on 25:25 eight minutes before the end, but that wasn’t enough tonight.

Talant Dujshebaev began to scream when Syprzak netted goal for 28:26 two minutes before the buzzer…

CROATIA – POLAND 27:30 (14:18)

CROATIA: Stevanović, Pesić – Duvnjak 5, Stepancić 7, Kopljar 1, Gojun, Horvat, Karacić, Strlek 4, Cupić 7, Mamić 1, Ślisković 1, Brozović 1, Kozina.

POLAND: Szmal, Wyszomirski – Lijewski 7, Jachlewski 1, Krajewski, M. Jurecki, Bielecki 12, Wiśniewski 1, B. Jurecki 1, Jurkiewicz 2, Syprzak 2, Daszek 4, Kus, Szyba.

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  1. Pingback: Talant Dujshebaev about Polish night: We still didn't win anything! | Handball Planet

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