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Norway beat Croatia – Germany overplay Spain!

Two very interesting matches have been played this afternoon in the Round 3 of the Men’s EHF EURO 2016 qualifications! Norway made a huge surprise by beating Croatia 27:26 (17:13) in Stavanger. Espen Christiansen became Norwegian hero after he saved the last shot by Luka Stepancic which could bring Croats a point…

Norwegian team had full control over the result, maximal +5 at the begining of the second half (18:13), but Croatian team on the debut of the new head-coach Zeljko Babic managed to get back in the finish.

Li Hansen and Sagosen scored five goals each, while Cupic had the same score in defeated roster…

The Netherlands won away match against Turkey 30:23 in the second match of the group.

STANDINGS:
Norway 6
Croatia 4
The Netherlands 2
Turkey 0

Germany remained TOP level with Dagur Sigurdsson on the bench by winning derby of the night over Spain 29:28 (17:15). The German team celebrated in Mannheim with Uwe Gensheimer (8 goals) in the main role, while Rivera Junior netted 10 for the Spaniards.

Austria won in Finland 26:23.

STANDINGS:
Germany 6
Spain 4
Austria 2
Finland 0

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