Player Ratings: Vipers Kristiansand vs Rostov-Don

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#DELOEHFCL QUARTER-FINALS FIRST LEG Vipers Kristiansand vs Rostov-Don 34:27 (19:12) By Chris O’Reilly After wild ride in Russia, Vipers Kristiansand emerged seven-goal winners over Rostov-Don in the first leg quarter-final double-header, putting them in pole position in the race to Budapest. Before they do it all again on Sunday, here are the ratings for all players involved in the match …

Player Ratings – Montenegro vs Romania

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Olympic Qualification Tournament – Podgorica Montenegro vs Romania 25:28 (15:15) By Chris O’Reilly Montenegro are off to Tokyo this summer, despite losing to Romania on Sunday. In a match where the home side looked certain to win, they suffered a ludicrous collapse in the final five minutes before escaping with a three-goal loss, while Romania were left to rue wasted …

Player Ratings – Germany vs Slovenia

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Olympic Qualification Tournament – Berlin Germany vs Slovenia 36:27 (22:12) By Chris O’Reilly Germany all but assured they will be heading to Tokyo this summer with a brilliant victory over Slovenia on Saturday, displaying both physical and tactical dominance. Here are the ratings for all players involved in the match and the two head coaches, with everyone rated on a …

IHF World Cup XXVII FINAL | Player Ranking – Denmark vs Sweden

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By Chris O’Reilly FINAL: Denmark vs Sweden 26:24 (13:13) A nervy and occasionally scrappy Scandinavian derby was decided by experienced heads and a few moments of inspiration as Denmark successfully retained their World Championship crown with a two-goal win over Sweden. Here are the ratings for all players involved in the match and the two head coaches, with everyone rated …

IHF World Cup XXVII | Player Ranking – Spain vs Norway

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By Chris O’Reilly This quarter-final was the most anticipated of Wednesday’s quartet but it turned out to be a bit of an anti-climax as the star attraction limped off early and Spain’s wonderful first half performance gave them enough breathing space to progress to the semi-final against Denmark at a canter, winning 31:26. Here are the ratings for all players …

A weird and wonderful week at Egypt 2021

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By Chris O’Reilly The preliminary round of the World Handball Championship 2021 has come to an end and that is something we were not 100% sure would happen this time last week. For an event shrouded in disappointing news and criticism before it even began, I’m surprised by how enjoyable it has been. We’ve been treated to seven days of …