Germany misplaced its invincible aura at the World Handball Championship on Monday night. National coach Alfred Gislason was pissed off with the sport.
Disappointed: National coach Alfred Gislason would have favored to have gained his sixth World Cup sport.
The German nationwide staff can check itself. This is clear after their first defeat in the World Cup finals in Poland and Sweden. After 26:28 towards Norway, the statements have been related. “Overall, we’re not enjoying an excellent sport,” left winger Rune Damke mentioned on the ARD microphone. Yuri Knorr: “Obviously we’re enjoying our greatest sport. We need to take it on ourselves. But we’re additionally trustworthy.”
Despite the blended sport, the sport might have simply gone in the course of the German staff. If not Thorbjern Bergerud. Between 2018 and 2021, the Kolstad goalkeeper, who stood between the posts for SG Flensburg-Handewitt, solely entered the internet at the restart and made twelve saves. A 55 % catch price is unbelievable. The variety of German gamers was disenchanted in the direct struggle.
So Gislason, who had “enormous reward” for his staff, seemed a bit irritated: “It’s a disgrace how we dealt with very clear probabilities, particularly in the second half. We would have performed the sport higher at residence. it’s essential to stroll from six meters.”
Knorr: “I’m certain we’ll come out trying completely different”
DHB’s choice was already in the quarter-finals, however now undoubtedly a giant half awaits with report world champions France on Wednesday (8.30pm, LIVE). Gislason additionally doesn’t disguise: “I might like to have extra Spaniards.” The Icelander thinks a couple of months in the past. The final struggle – in January 2024 in the EHF European Cup in preparation for the European Championship at residence in Germany – was held in mid-October 2022 with a rating of 32:31 to Spain, however his staff was “good”. “In the previous few video games, we’ve got dealt with the Spanish offensive protection very properly.”
Now without end was France for Nikola Karabatic. A mammoth activity, however not inconceivable. A visibly distressed Knorr seemed forward at the finish of his interview and mentioned: “I’m certain we’ll come again out on Wednesday with a distinct face, we’ll present who we’re, we have got character and we are able to arise once more. .” Dahmke expects “the greatest problem we have ever carried out,” but additionally says, “On day, we’ve got an excellent likelihood.”
Gislason additionally believes in his staff and the chance of reaching the semi-finals. The sport towards Norway once more confirmed him the “nice character” of his guardians. And: “We’re getting higher and higher.” He gave particular reward to Leipzig playmaker Luca Wietz and left-winger Djibril M’Benge of Bergisches HC, who was a breath of contemporary air after the break. You can even want greater than seven prime stage gamers towards Les Experts.