The men’s handcuffs won a deceptive victory in Israel

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 7:47 PM

The men’s handball team won as the guest of Israel in the first match of the World Cup qualifiers in Tel Aviv. The rematch will be held in Tatabánya, the winner of the duel will reach the World Cup.

Result, World Cup Qualifiers, First Match:
Israel-Hungary 32-33 (18-17)
shots / goals: 48/32 and 47/33, respectively
goals from seven meters: 1/1 and 5/3, respectively
exhibitions: 6 and 10 minutes, respectively

Bence Bánhidi, Máté Lékai and Dominik Máthé were missing from the Hungarian team due to injury. In the initial stage of the meeting, the Hungarians easily gained a three-goal advantage, the away team started the goal production and catching up with Gábor Ancsin at the beginning of the 3rd minute. In a balanced fight, the Hungarians overtook their opponent in the 8th minute, then in the 10th minute they took the lead for the first time during the match.

However, they could not keep it because their defenses did not come together, there was little collision and no footwork. Taking advantage of this, the hosts were once again able to take the initiative and take back the lead, but the guests were closely followed.

Photo: Israel Handball Federation

After the break, there were turning stages, the Hungarians’ 2-0 stage was followed by 0-4 and then 6-1. The away team managed to organize their defense and gained an advantage over the increasingly faulty, slightly tired Hungarians based primarily on the above-average performance of Hanusz Egon and Pedro Rodríguez.

At least the victory came together

The Hungarians had a three-goal advantage when it came to their hair, but after the Israeli request for time, the Hungarians caught up. After the missed penalty of Mátyás Győri, they could attack for the equalizer half a minute before the end, but they could not take the opportunity.

Photo: Israel Handball Federation

In the Hungarian team, Pedro Rodríguez finished with seven goals and Hanusz with six goals, both of which were shot one by one. As the most successful player in the match, Adir Cohen scored nine points for the Israelis. In the sixth match between the two teams, the Hungarians won for the fifth time, with a defeat.

Next year will be the 28th men’s world championship, the Hungarians have participated in the tournament 21 times so far, their best result is the 1986 silver medal, the worst is the 17th place in 1995. Last time, they were fifth last January.

Defending champions Denmark, Sweden and Poland, as well as France, Norway, Spain, Bahrain, Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the Republic of Korea, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay and Belgium are already members of the next World Cup.

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