Handball World Cup: Denmark also outclassed Tunisia
Second victory in the second game: co-hosts Denmark have won against Tunisia by 14 goals. Defending champion France had little trouble against Serbia.
Denmark - Tunisia 36:22 (19:10)
When Denmark's Rasmus Lange scored his seventh goal against Tunisia, it was not even halftime. It should also be his last, together with Mikkel Hansen he was still best thrower. In the meantime, Denmark had led 14-2 - and although the players of coach Nikolaj Jacobsen then slightly the pace of their actions took, they were in the end even fourteen goals ahead.
While Denmark now leads the table in Group C with Norway on equal terms, the Tunisians can hardly hope for a place in the main round after the second defeat.
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France - Serbia 32:21 (15:12)
Before the eyes of superstar Nikola Karabatic, the French defeated Serbia clearly and pushed themselves with 4: 0 points behind the selection of the German Handball Federation in Group A in second place. At the start, France had a close success against Brazil tormented (24:22).
Best throwers of the six-time world champion were Nedim Remili and Ludovic Fabregas, each with five hits. Karabatic, who had originally canceled his World Cup campaign because of a foot injury, joined the squad on Saturday and could play in the group match against Germany on Tuesday.
Russia - Korea 34:27 (20:13)
Russia's handball players celebrated their first victory at the World Cup. The former world champion defeated Korea 34:27 (20:13) and has before the duel with the selection of the German Handball Federation (DHB) on Monday 3: 1 points.
Best thrower of the Russians was Daniil Schischkarew with seven goals. The Koreans had lost to start against co-hosts Germany at 19:30.
Austria - Chile 24:32 (15:14)
Norway - Saudi Arabia 40:21 (20:10)