On Saturday, Sweden was by far Russia during the first world CUP rehearsal in Jönköping and won 29-18. In Halmstad on Sunday night, it was too much carelessness.
– With fifteen technical errors defeats to Russia will not be easy. But we have time during the week to find the right one, " says Simon Jeppsson, who had the chance to shoot the victory to Sweden, but frikastet in slutsekunden ended up in the Russian block.
There has been a lot Kim Ekdahl Du Rietz and Kim Andersson during the world CUP camp in Halmstad, and the two Rysslandsmatcherna.
Kim Ekdahl Du Rietz started. He has been very defensive job in the weekend when the regular mittsexor been lacking. But after a key quarter was the slutspelat. He had pain in one foot.
– A pure safety measure, the same thing for Lukas Nilsson, who abstained from gambling completely. He got a bang on Saturday. But in both cases there is no serious things, " says coach Kristján Andrésson
After the match in Halmstad, it became free with family and friends. On Monday night, it is återsamling.
Kim Ekdahl Du Rietz, who was already on the way to the family when the other players were down at innerplan after the match.
Kim Andersson took plenty of time with the supporters.
He was satisfied with his weekend after all.
"But it is taken a part in the timing," he admits.
In Jönköping, sweden, he made his 800 goals in the national team. In Halmstad, he was speechless.
– There is a lot to work on. It will be hard work this week. Perhaps it was good in spite of all that we are not easily won in both matches, then, many had thought that we would be world champion easily, " says Andersson.
to take the penalty and started the Swedish team. A while led Sweden with 7-3 but six straight Russian goals had Russia in a superior position.
Russia led at half time but Sweden had better order at anfallsspelet in the second half and after nine minutes receipted Jim Gottfridsson to 21-21.
Mikael Appelgren was successful in the goal and it looked long out to be a Swedish victory, not least when Albin Lagergren set 26-24 with five minutes left.
Mittsexan Andreas ”Paragraph” Nilsson was back from his magvirus earlier than expected and got a lot of playing time in the first half.
" I was going To be in this match has always been the plan for me. Three days was okay to keep me away. It felt pretty good, thought Andreas Nilsson.
charging in Halmstad, sweden. On Thursday moves the swedes to Copenhagen where the first match is played in the Royal arena on Friday against Egypt.
a Total of eight games in twelve days in the two group matches it will be before we know if Sweden is in the fight for the medals.
" I have received the answers I wanted. There is much quality in this group, but I knew that, " said Kristján Andrésson.