Håndboldherrerne from Chile delivered on Saturday a surprise of the larger WORLD.
After Thursday's smacking with a loss of 23 goals for Denmark managed it on Saturday the chileans to beat Austria with 32-24.
Although Austria is not among the absolute topnationer to the WORLD cup, so it was nevertheless expected that the austrians would beat the south american opponent quite comfortably.
Austria's players, however, had problems immediately from the start of the match and was behind in two-three goals most of the first half.
Before the break in the Jyske Bank Boxen in Herning, denmark, it nevertheless succeeded the austrians to fight back and get ahead 15-14. It was the first time that a team from the it covers led.
Since Austria also came at 16-14 in the beginning of the second half, did everything that the austrians would drive the victory home. But instead started an austrian meltdown.
Weak and too hazardous terminations, combined with a strong effort of the chilean goalkeeper Felipe Barrientos meant that south americans instead worked up a solid lead.
Five chilean scores in a row gave the lead to 19-16, and it was part frustration on the part of the Austrian players, who never got raised. It was only worse and worse.
the Defeat puts at the same time Austria under a lot of pressure to achieve mellemrunden, where the team now may be forced to beat either Denmark or Norway to come on.
Both Chile and Austria is noted for two points after the first two group stage matches.
In the opening match won by Austria with 29-22 over Saudi Arabia, while Chile lost 39-16 to Denmark.
Later Saturday meetings Norway and Saudi Arabia with each other, while Denmark's WORLD cup hosts to be up against Tunisia.
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