It was not the premiere desired by Carlos Viver’s group, though the problem was sophisticated as a result of the group led by Ambros Martín is at the moment probably the greatest on this planet regardless of having been one step beneath within the final World Cup. He confirmed it regardless of having vital casualties equivalent to Vyakhireva, Senn or Frolova, though his superiority couldn’t impose him till the second half-hour the place he improved quite a bit in protection and knew easy methods to reap the benefits of the offensive errors of the ‘Warriors’.

Nonetheless, they began the sport significantly better and managed, because of their defensive depth and their higher minutes in assault, to have good earnings on the scoreboard, however they didn’t know easy methods to maintain them, punished in some moments by exclusions, in a sport performed at a really excessive tempo regardless of being the primary official in virtually a yr for the 2 groups.

Hand in hand with the protection and the success of Nerea Pena and from seven meters by Carmen Martín, the present world runner-up opened a primary hopeful hole (4-7), losing even two balls to make it even larger. Russia replied to equalize (8-8), however Spain knew easy methods to react and escaped once more with one other 0-3 partial (8-11).

From there, however, the sport script was diversified. These of Ambros Martín settled in protection, started to trigger the losses of the Spanish, an actual ‘nightmare’ all through the crash (18), and managed to take the lead on the scoreboard to not let go. Spain survived two consecutive exclusions to reach with choices a minimum of at halftime (13-11).

However after this, though Carlos Viver’s group tried to comply with the robust rhythm of the present Olympic champions, they didn’t succeed and so they managed to maintain their rival at bay, with Sedoykina rising within the purpose when the Spanish managed to beat the defensive ‘wall’ rival.

The distinction within the scoreboard was opening with out pause and the haste within the comeback try gave approach to extra losses that sophisticated issues. Russia didn’t slacken both and clinched a clean victory that now forces Spain to not fail in opposition to Sweden on Saturday to purpose for factors to the Foremost Spherical.


-RESULT: RUSSIA, 31 – SPAIN, 22 (13-11, at halftime).


RUSIA: Kalinina (p), Sedoykina (p); Kozhokar (4), Samokhina (2), Managarova (2), Fomina (3), Illarionova (1), Makeeva (1), Gorshenina, Skorobogatchenko (4), Maslova, Bobrovnikova (4), Vedekhina (2), Malashenko , Dmitrieva (4, 2 de pen), Ilyina (2) y Sabirova (2).

SPAIN: Silvia Navarro (p), Mercedes Castellanos (p); Marta López (1), Carmen Martín (4, 3 pen), Carmen Campos, Silvia Arderius, Jénnifer Gutiérrez (4), Nerea Pena (4), Lara González (1), Soledad López, Kaba Gassama (1), Alicia Fernández, Almudena Rodríguez (3), Ainhoa ​​Hernández (2), Lysa Tchaptchet (1) and Mireya González (1).

-PARTIAL EVERY 5 MINUTES: 2-4, 4-7, 7-8, 8-8, 11th of September, 13-11, 16-14, 19-15, 22-17, 25-19, 27-19 and 31-22.

– REFEREES: Cristina Nastase and Simona-Raluca Stancu (RUM). They excluded two minutes to Samokhina (2) and Makeeva, for Russia, and Gutiérrez, Gassama, Rodríguez, Tchaptchet, González and Fernández, for Spain.

TABLE: Jyske Financial institution Boxen de Herning.