Spain – Norway live today: Handball World Cup quarterfinals, live
Last minute Norway – Spain | Handball World Cup quarterfinal match, live
Good afternoon everybody! Today is Hispanic day! Welcome to the match corresponding to the 2023 World Cup quarterfinals in which Spain and Norway They will meet for a place in the semifinals. Hispanics, like second place in group I it is measured with the champion team of group III.
Jordi Ribera’s team arrives at the duel very motivated after giving a great image against France despite defeat (26-28) and with the aim of bringing to Spain the third World Cup gold in our history. The path of Hispanics to the quarterfinals has been, for the moment, Montenegro (30-25), Chile (34-26) and Iran (22-35) in the ‘Preliminary Round’ Y Poland (27-23), Slovenia (26-31) and the French team, in the ‘Main Round’.
Before the game, Jordi Ribera spoke to the media to warn about the dangers of the Norwegian team: “Norway is a very choral team with a very high level of play. We will have to defend very well because it is a team that opens up rival defenses very well.” Regarding the Hispanics, Ribera wanted to emphasize the importance of maintaining the style of play that characterizes his team: “Excessive absences and, above all, losses must be prevented“.
On the rival side, Norway comes to the match after finishing first in group III by beating Germany (26-28) after defeating Qatar (17-30) and Serbia (31-28).
The balance between both teams is positive for Hispanics, since of the 44 times that the two teams have faced each other, Spain has emerged victorious in 32, with 2 draws and 10 wins for the Norwegians.
The match will take place at the ERGO Arena Gdańsk (Poland) from 6:00 p.m. and you can follow it with us live. Let’s start!