The German handball players have had to get their heads to the bitter 22:22 against Russia again very quickly. Federal coach Christian Prokop was in front of the trend-setting world Cup-duel with the champion of France combative. “We have also built up quite a bit. And I have not spoken broken after a draw,“ said the 40-Year-old. In the match against the title defender, the DHB selection is on Tuesday evening (20.30 clock/F. A. Z.-Liveticker for the Handball world championship and ZDF) but now under tremendous pressure to act. Depending on the outcome, there are various scenarios for the further course in the tournament.
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Win Prokop’s team against the world champion, is sure in the main round and can reach the semi-finals. Russia is losing its previously against Brazil, could take away the DHB-selection even 4:0 points to Cologne.
a draw is enough for sure for a spot in the next round. Because no matter how the game turns out before between Russia and Brazil on the fourth place, the DHB could not fall back selection. The starting position would deteriorate, however, if Russia comes. In this case, the German team took only two points in the main round.
In the case of defeat barely half the final-opportunities
Lose the DHB-selection, is the endangered. Then the host must points to the preliminary final against Serbia in any case, the premature exit From the world Cup to avert.