Red card – playmaker Witz would have liked video evidence
Playmaker Luka Witzke sees a controversial purple card in his first World Cup defeat. Then Germany will step out. The alleged wrongdoer would have liked a video overview by two referees.
Et The match towards Norway was the perfect interval from the German workforce’s viewpoint. The workforce of the nationwide coach Alfred Gislason was all the time behind, however now Yannick Kolbacher succeeded within the first group – 25:24. Alone: It shouldn’t be sufficient for the nationwide workforce, which misplaced the primary sport on the World Handball Championships in Poland and Sweden, shedding 26:28 (16:18) in the long run.
The purple card towards Luka Wiecki was controversial. The German playmaker hit Norwegian proper winger Kevin Gulliksen within the leg throughout a defensive deal with. Many German followers at Sopek in Kattowitz thought a two-minute time penalty would be the suitable punishment. But two referees Boris Milosevic and Matija Gubica (Croatia) selected a purple card.
In handball, not like soccer, gamers may be added to the complete variety of professionals after two minutes, however for the responsible Witzke, the sport ended within the 54th minute – he was not allowed to proceed. And this motion left Germany with out a leg.
Witzke himself would have most well-liked a unique choice from the 2 judges. After the ultimate whistle of the sport, he stated: “I already felt that I used to be taking a step, however then I tripped or slipped a bit of bit.” “I would prefer to see it reviewed as a result of I have no intention of doing so now. I feel two minutes would be justified. In the tip, that is what they determined, and that is the best way it’s now, and I can not change it.”
So he checked out what went nicely, other than a purple card, in his combat with the 2-time World Cup runner-up in 2017 and 2019. “We performed an awesome sport for 52 minutes, however in the long run we made too many errors, dropped too many balls. Then it isn’t sufficient, after which Norway is simply too robust in the long run. It’s just a few objectives distinction at present.”
It’s a bit disappointing on condition that the quarter-finals have already been determined – Germany face France on Wednesday – however it’s tolerable. “Of course, we needed to win and proceed the run,” the sport designer defined. “But I feel we will nonetheless be happy with what we have achieved to this point. We are within the quarter finals. So it is time for him to sleep and journey to Gdańsk tomorrow. We have to look ahead, nothing occurred, we solely misplaced one sport. Now the knockout video games start, the actual enjoyable begins right here.”