Last minute of Spain – Sweden of the 2023 Handball World Cup, live:
Good afternoon everybody! ohNew Hispanic Day! new opportunity to medal for ours! Spain faces Sweden in the fight for the World Cup bronze. after falling before Denmark (23-26)the Hispanics will fight with one of the hosts in the duel for the third and fourth place.
In this way, Jordi Ribera’s men will look for the fifth world metal which would mean, in turn, the third bronze of the history of Spain in the World Cups, after the 2011 and the one of last world championship of 2021.
The Hispanics were defeated in the semifinals against a Denmark what he showed himself superior from the beginning. After the break, the Hispanics improvedbut The country frustrated comeback attempts. NeverthelessSpain still has a chance to bring home a bronze medal, which will be disputed with Sweden. In the pre-match, Jordi Ribera spoke to the media to talk about him trip to Stockholm, the accumulated fatigue and the rival, that will be local in the meeting. “There is a large fatigue componentbut the team is aware of what we are playing. Sweden will want to finish the competition well with his audience”, declared the man from Girona.
For their part, the Swedes began the championship with a ‘Preliminary Round’ perfecta to, later, complete the full of victories in the ‘Main Round’. In rooms, the joy of eliminating Egypt (26-22) was cut short by Jim Gottfridsson’s injury, who fractured the little finger of his left hand. the men of Glenn Solberg They come to this duel after losing to France in the semifinals (31-26). Sweden will try to get their fifth World Cup bronze today.
The record between both teams is favorable for ours, with 32 wins to Sweden’s 27 And a tie. However, andhe last duel is of bitter memory for the Hispanics, because it was the 2022 European finalwhere Spain fell for 27-26. Anecdotally, he first bronze of ours in a World Cup too it was against sweden… and in Sweden, specifically in Malmo and with result of 23-24.
The match will take place at the Tele2 Arena Stockholm starting at 18:00 hours and you can follow it with us live. WE START!