Men's EHF EURO 2022

Denmark 5/5 two steps more to semi-final!

The reigning world champions Denmark had a tough rival in Croatia, but at the end Nikolaj Jakobsen boys kept the control over the results until the final whistle at MVM Dome in Budapest – 27:25 (12:11).

After surprising defeat against Montenegro, significant improvement has been visible in Croatian performance supported by thousands of fans but it wasn’t enough for a surprise.

Croatia stayed out of the semi-final for the second time since 2002.

Denmark – Croatia 27-25 (12-11)

Denmark : Mikkel Hansen 8, Emil Jakobsen 6, Mathias Gidsel 5,  Rasmus Lauge Schmidt 4, Magnus Saugstrup 2, Lasse Svan 1, Simon Hald Jensen 1.

Croatia : Marino Maric 8, Tin Lucic 4, Ivan Martinoic 3, Ivan Cupic 3, Mateo Maras 2, Marin Jelinic 2, Luka Cindric 2, Filip Glavas 1.

STANDING:

1. Denmark 3 3 0 0 85:70 6
2. France 3 2 0 1 82:75 4
3. Iceland 3 2 0 1 82:77 4
4. Netherlands 3 1 0 2 86:93 2
5. Montenegro 3 1 0 2 83:90 2
6. Croatia 3 0 0 3 73:86 0
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