Wow what drama, wow what a match, wow what a setting.
and segerstinna danes, particularly when the Swedish team marched in, and they booed when the team was presented.
And they sang so that the roof of the Box in Herning was in the lift when it was time for the Danish national anthem.
But after 24 minutes of play of the first half, it was not as happily.
When the led Sweden with 12-9, just the three objectives needed in segermarginal for that Sweden should follow Denmark with a world CUP-semifinal.
" We have 12-9 and we can go in with three, four goals in the break. But instead we get a little bit of carelessness and get to go to the break with a tie, " says Mattias Zachrisson.
The 15,000 had also switched on Sweden's goalkeeper Andreas Palicka.
" I think to not be so well-liked, he said the day before the match and thought of the Danish supporters.
In the first half, he won the målvaktskampen against Denmark's Niklas Landin, but in the half-time Denmark was in order to catch up with, much thanks to the two Swedish mistakes, and at half time it was equal, 13-13.
the players were big before the ödesmatchen. You had to win by three goals to play in the world CUP semifinals. Two goals had also been enough, but then every man had to do the whole 30 goals.
" It was clear that we felt after ten minutes, a quarter of an hour that we need to start taking some objectives. We have to win by three and then we need to press and take a chance. I think we are doing it, but it's not going way, " says Jerry Tollbring who made eight goals, and his best match in the tournament.
– would Rather that I play bad and we win.Jerry Tollbring ends towards the Danish goal. Photo: Petter Arvidson/Bildbyrån
it was still out in the second half and took the lead with two goals.
– In this situation, do I burn my counter, so instead of getting three plus, so it will be a. It is small margins out there, " says Mattias Zachrisson.
all of Denmark and from there to the end it was Sweden - quite simply - at a distance.
And in the stands sang 15.001 (the official publiksiffran) ”We are red, we are willow”.
finally won Denmark with a clear 30-26 and Niklas Landin won målvaktsmatchen of Andreas Palicka.
But it was not against Denmark, Sweden lost semifinalsplatsen. It was in the match against Norway, where the team lost on a lot of technical errors.
– It is the match we should win. It is hard to beat Denmark in Denmark with this crowd. But it had been fun to get to silence them, " says Jerry Tollbring.
" We lost not semifinalplatsen on this match. It is with the loss against Norway as we blow to us, " says Mattias Zachrisson.
against Germany and Denmark against France in the semi-finals played on Friday in Hamburg.
Sweden is allowed to stay in Herning and play the match on Saturday again when they meet Croatia.
– To have two days off and go and wait for a match on a fifth, sixth place is of course, completely worthless, " says Mattias Zachrisson. Well, we'll try to take a fifth place and so you have to be happy with it.
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