HERNING (Dagbladet): Norway meets Austria-teams in crisis tonight. The team managed to go on a historic bang with åttemålstap against miniputtene from Chile on Saturday evening.
- Very surprising, " says the Norwegian coach Christian Berge to the Newspaper.
I can't really understand it, " says Berge, who basically considers Austria to be stronger than Chile.- Respect
Norway has got an optimal start in the world cup and avoided to underestimate the opponents. Håndballgutta have won comfortably, with 10 and 19 goals, against supposed weaker opposition.
- It is important. When you first steps on the parquet, you should have the respect and humility for the opponent. You are going to give max effort regardless of, and not underestimate anyone, " says Berge.
Norway is storfavoritter against both Austria (Monday) and Chile (Tuesday) - and everything points to a clean gruppefinale against Denmark on Thursday.
Chilenerne cheered as if they had won the world cup trophy yesterday. At the same time deppet Austria.Spillerbørsen: The giant with nine goals Clumsy elbow
just About everything went wrong for the austrians, who actually opened the battle with an embarrassing error in the first few minutes.
When the game clock showed 3:11 sounded, suddenly the signal for the timeout in the hall, but the judges realized that something was wrong.
It was namely Austria player Thomas Wagner as the incredible show bumped the timeout button by accident. Thus, a Chile-attacks on the score of 2-1 stopped.
I would put like glue back in the klisterboksen, and came when the down button with her elbow, says Wagner of Danish TV2.
the Player left off on the other hand cheap away when the judges gave him the yellow card.
The yellow card means nothing, but it was very embarrassing. Everything went wrong for us. A black day, " says Wagner.- Like being hit by a rocket Close
Norway and Denmark is with the full pot and four points in group C. Chile and Austria have two. Tunisia and Saudi Arabia have no points.
Norway plays five matches in the group stage, where the top three go on to hovedrunden. Where will the Norwegian group (group C) intersected with the best three from group D. In group D are Sweden, Egypt, Qatar, Hungary, Angola and Argentina.
The two best teams in the hovedrunden are ready for the semi-finals 25. January. The finals played on Sunday 27. January
Norway's matches in the group stage in world cup:
Friday, 11. January: Norway - Tunisia 34-24
Saturday 12. January: Norway - Saudi-Arabia 40-21
on Monday 14. January: Norway - Austria at. 17.30
on Tuesday, 15. January: Norway - Chile at. 18.30
Thursday 17. January: Norway - Denmark kl. 20.30Rages against the TV production