25:26 (10:12)-defeat against Hungary is moved to the semi-finals at the European championship for the German Handball-women in the distance. The Team of national coach Henk Groener has before the last game in the main round group II on Wednesday against world Cup-Netherlands, the third now 4:4 points and come in the own Hand. Best Launchers for the German women, Alicia Stolle were with nine goals and Xenia Smits (6).

“This is, of course, disappointing. We were ahead of the game in striking distance the whole game was tight,” said captain Julia Behnke: “to get a goal at the end of rebound, which do not fall into our hands, but to run fast against the gates, of course, is very annoying.”

After furious 29:23 against Spain at the start of the main round of the German team against Hungary was inhibited from the beginning. Especially in the Offensive little delivery. After twelve minutes behind when 1:5-only one hit to beech. Because at least the defense increased, could stop the German team, the down-trend. Thanks to four hits in a row, managed in the 21st century. Minute the first guide to the 8:7.

But instead extend the lead, failed in Germany, in consequence, often at the Hungarian goalkeeper Blanka Biro, parried alone before the break in seven throws. As a result, Hungary turned the game up to the half-time whistle again, while on the German side, this time three post or crossbar hit, and nine – ball losses in the statistics.