“Whatever happens now is a bonus”

By Kevin Domas To say that Spain are returning back from the dead would be a real understatement. Yesterday, they had to win a proper quarter-final against Germany to make it to the knock-out phase at the EHF EURO 2018, while an easier (at least on paper) win against Slovenia could have sealed the deal a day earlier. “To be here is a real surprise for us. We lost some games, against Denmark and Sl… »

“We are ready for a physical game”

INTERVIEW – The “general” of Spain’s defense, Viran Morros, is fully prepared for a tactical and very physical semifinal against France, on Friday at the 2018 European championship. By Peter Bruun He… »

“It’s about time”

By Sascha Staat Spain took advantage of another lackluster performance of defending champion Germany,  to advance to the semifinals of the EHF EURO 2018, winning by a final score of 31-27.  The 2016 f… »

Long, nail-biting day

After a long day with lots of excitement in Zagreb and in Varazdin, the three teams to follow Denmark to the semifinals of the EHF EURO2018 were determined. By the time the last whistle blew, the host – Croatia – was out and so were the defending European champions from Germany. By Peter Bruun Group I Serbia vs Belarus 27:32 (11:16) Apart from honor, both teams only had the seeding for the World C… »

No excuses

By Sascha Staat It might become a showdown for the ages, as Germany faces Spain on Wednesday evening at EURO 2018, in what will be a re-match of the 2016 final, when Andreas Wolff & Co. crushed th… »

“We know how fast things come and go in handball”

By Kevin Domas Only a handball disaster could send France back home before the semi-finals of the 2018 European Championship. Keep in mind, “Les Experts” may lose by seven against Croatia, tomorrow ev… »

Easy wins – France and Sweden boost chances for semi-finals

In Group I, neither France nor Sweden had any trouble winning their respective matches in Zagreb, on Monday night. France defeated Serbia 39:30, before Sweden beat Belarus 29:20. By Peter Bruun Serbia vs France 30:39 (12:19) Before the Match  While Serbia entered the game without a chance to proceed further in the tournament, France could take an important step towards the semifinals. Strange as i… »

“We have lost the wrong matches”

INTERVIEW – Norway´s national coach Christian Berge acknowledges that his team lost the two matches they could not afford to lose at the 2018 European championship – against France and Croatia. It’s t… »

“The best feeling you can imagine”

INTERVIEW – Denmark´s “match winner” against Germany, Casper U. Mortensen speaks to stregspiller.com about playing against his Bundesliga colleagues, seven-against-six, and that his team being very cl… »

Denmark’s win – a tactical triumph

In a match characterized by tactics and fight, Denmark took a huge step towards the semi-final, succeeding 26:25 against Germany, on Sunday evening, in Varazdin. Germany, on the other hand, are in real trouble, now. By Peter Bruun Germany vs Denmark (9:8) Before the Match It was the match between the ruling European champions and the Olympic champions. Thus far, Germany were one of the undefeated… »