Despite the first defeat (26:28), Germany additionally proved its talent at the World Handball Championship towards the favorites Norway. For a very long time, the DHB choice acted on par with the Scandinavians and profitable the group appeared inside attain.
But above all, an absence of pictures proved deadly for nationwide coach Alfred Gislason’s group. National gamers have been additionally essential of their performances. In addition, they stay up for the quarter-ultimate problem towards France. (Personal criticism: area on the again of the scroll)
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World Handball Championship: Ghislason with reward regardless of defeat
Alfred Gislason (nationwide coach): “First of all, big credit score to the group and the boys. It was an excellent efficiency total. It’s a disgrace. We may have gained the match with a greater shot. The group has nice character and is enhancing in each manner. In the finish, we deny victory. Of course, you must watch Bergerud play nicely (Norwegian goalkeeper, editor’s be aware) admits, and likewise from Andi on the different facet.”
… about the German efficiency: “From the fifteenth minute, the protection was excellent. We did not begin nicely in the starting. Of course they began nicely, Norway have as a lot energy to throw from the again as France. But we acquired higher as recreation time went on and Andi’s arrival gave us some further safety. We created excellent probabilities and have been alone in entrance of the goalkeeper ten occasions in the second half. But, sadly, we didn’t place them.
… about France, the opponent in the quarter-finals: “I’d like to have the Spanish. So it was necessary for me to win the recreation. France and Spain are world-class groups. “We have dealt with the Spanish offensive protection very nicely in the previous few video games.”
Yuri Knorr: “Of course, this defeat hurts. Obviously we did not play our greatest recreation, we now have to take it on ourselves. Still, there was one thing in him. It hurts us all. The gameplay is actually annoying.”
Knorr: Then we now have “no likelihood” towards France.
… about insights from the recreation: “Even if we did not play our greatest recreation, we perceive that we now have an opportunity to beat Norway. Eventually, each groups ran out of steam. In the finish, we now have ourselves accountable for our lack of decisiveness. Fortunately, it continues, and we fought for it. Of course, as we speak’s recreation will give us braveness, however we additionally know that we will not have an opportunity towards France.”
… about the upcoming quarter ultimate recreation: “Even although we did not have the similar vitality and euphoria as in the Netherlands recreation, we have been there till the finish. I’m certain that on Wednesday we will come out with a unique face and present that we now have character and that we will stand on our toes.”
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… on the significance of the recreation towards France: “It’s most likely the greatest recreation of my profession, no have to beat round the bush. I and most of our group have by no means had the alternative to go to the semifinals on such a stage.”
DHB want a ‘close to good recreation’ towards France
John Golla: “The protection was too weak in the first half. We did not counter nicely sufficient and assist the goalkeepers sufficient. Things modified a bit in the second half: we performed stable protection however conceded too many free balls. Not a lot is misplaced. Of course, a bye can be higher, however we all know how one can classify that. Of course, if we acquired two factors, it will be an excellent feeling.”
…about the strengths of the French: “Personal high quality, they have been at a excessive stage for years. They performed a few quarter-finals greater than us. Their personnel is so good that everybody could make a distinction. As a group, we now have to struggle again if we wish to have an opportunity.”
… about the upcoming quarter ultimate recreation: “You positively want an amazing recreation towards France. We have to arrange a steady defence, we want an excellent goalkeeper and we should be assured in assault. It appears to be like like an amazing recreation, and that is actually our objective. Now all the things is at stake towards certainly one of the greatest groups in the world. It’s good for us to have the ability to present what we will obtain on stage as a younger group.”
Rune Damke: “We’re not taking part in an excellent recreation total, however we’re at all times in the recreation. We had an opportunity to win the recreation, however we made too many errors in the second half. There are additionally a couple of ending challenges, particularly towards Bergerud. Of course it will be tough, Norway is simply too stylish to not enable that.”
… about the upcoming quarter ultimate recreation: “Of course, we’re somewhat disenchanted that we couldn’t win as we speak. But that must be forgotten now, now we now have the greatest job forward of us. On an excellent day, we even have an excellent likelihood.”
Yannick Kohlbacher: “This is a world-class group and we performed very nicely towards them. You cannot get a greater costume rehearsal than that. Ultimately, it is as much as us. If we do free stuff, we’ll make it.”
Witzke on pink card: “It cannot be modified”
Luca Witzke: “We play nicely for 52 minutes, then we make a couple of errors and in the finish it isn’t sufficient. Norway got here out robust in the finish and that makes the distinction as we speak. We wished to maintain working, however we could be happy with what we have achieved to this point.”
… about his pink card: “I felt like I may make the step clearly, however then I tripped or slipped somewhat bit. I want I may overview it as a result of I’ve no intention of doing so. I believe two minutes can be justified. But in the finish, that is what they determined, and I am unable to change it.”
Andrew Wolf: “We’re coming away from a recreation the place we have been towards a high group for a very long time, however in a technique or one other there was no hole. We cannot be glad about shedding a recreation, however I believe the manner we performed towards France provides us hope. We cannot bury our heads in the sand and communicate badly, it isn’t dangerous in any respect. We are a younger group and we now have realized our classes, however we hope to compete towards these world-class groups in the future.”
… did the failure occur at the proper time: “It can at all times be good to fail like this. I do not suppose we will lose confidence due to this recreation. We fought brilliantly and performed nicely, however one or the different will most likely perceive that to win towards such an opponent, 100 or 110 % focus is required, and that taking part in at one’s limits just isn’t sufficient in such a match. »