HERNING (Dagbladet): Sander Sagosen was disappointed after the big match against Denmark. The Norwegian captain failed completely before the break with five boom and zero goals. Against råsterke danes was the PSG-profile stopped time and time again.
- It is hopeless. This is a real slap in the face, " says Sagosen to Dagbladet on their own efforts.
What went through your head in pausa?
- I just had to plug out and reset me to 2. place. This fight can be thrown right in the garbage, " he says.
Storskytteren embellished a little bit on the statistics with four goals after the break, but all in all, it was a weak day on the job. Sagosen was disappointed in pressesonen after the match. He wanted to give Denmark a better fight.
- Now it is about to look forward. We know that we need to win three games, " says Sagosen.Mikkel Hansen doubt Norway Danish Sagosen-plan
the PSG-the player came with words of praise about his Danish teammate Mikkel Hansen who was in a separate class in yesterday's match.
- Mikkel shows that he keeps an extremely high level. He was good. It is nice to see with the PSG-eyes, but not with Norwegian eyes, " says Sagosen.
The two Paris players ended up in each end of the scale - where Mikkel Hansen showed scary good world cup form. Sagosen on its side had its weakest performance in a long time.
To Dagbladet after the match, admits Mikkel Hansen that the danes had a special Sagosen-plan:
- of Course we had a plan about how we should stop one of the world's best players. We succeed well to take him out of the fight, " says Mikkel Hansen to Dagbladet.Missed a lot of
Norway's national team coach Christian Berge was disappointed after the match, but admitted in pressesonen that Denmark deserved the victory.
- We have a lot to work with. We burn too many chances and gets a heavy start, says Berge to the Newspaper.
- Sagosen call your own efforts for the hopeless. How did you experienced it?
- I would run him hard in 2. place to get him started. It is strong mentally to come back with some goals. We must dare to drop the ball more often, " says Berge to the Newspaper.the Full slaughter on the stock exchange
the Facts: Denmark – Norway 30-26 (17-14)
Norway: Torbjørn Bergerud, Espen Christensen – Sander Sagosen 4, Bjarte Myrhol 3, Henrik Jakobsen, Magnus Jøndal 4, Kristian Bjørnsen 4, Magnus Gullerud, Gøran Johannessen, 5, Christian O'Sullivan 1, Eivind Tangen 4, Harald Reinkind 1, Kevin Gulliksen, Alexander Blonz, Magnus Abelvik Red, Espen Lie Hansen.
leading scorer Denmark: Mikkel Hansen 14.
Referees: Slave Nikolov/Gjorgji Nachevski, Macedonia.
Penalties: Denmark 4 x 2 min., Norway 4 x 2 min.
So is the fixture in the Norwegian hovedrunde-group in the handball world cup:
Saturday: Tunisia – Sweden, Denmark – Hungary.
Sunday: Norway – Egypt, Hungary – Tunisia.
Monday: Norway – Sweden, Egypt, Denmark.
Wednesday: Norway – Hungary, Tunisia – Egypt, Denmark – Sweden.
The two best in each of the two groups in hovedrunden qualify for the semi-finals. These will be played in Hamburg (Germany) on Friday next week.
Medaljekampene goes in Herning on Sunday.the world cup-drama: The last thing this man wants, is more English cheers