From the Macedonian point of view, this weekend went perfect, with their team winning away at Switzerland with 27:22 (12:11), and are now in good position to qualify for the European Championship 2014 in Denmark if they beat Portugal on Sunday at home. The Swiss team were on level with their opponents for most of the game, with Macedonia making the decisive breakaway with 5 minutes to go when it was known who will take the two points from this game. Macedonia had huge support in Zurich, and Mojsovski with 9 goals and Lazarov with 6 thanked the fans with a victory.
Portugal needed to surprise Spain at home in Guimaraes if they wanted to qualify already for the European Championship 2014 in Denmark, but Spain with Manolo Cadenas‘ as their new coach showed that they are serious team and want to finish the group in style with 6 wins from 6 games. Spain in the end won with 30:23 (14:12).