What an offensive battle! Germany beats Serbia in a very close game with 34:33. In the final phase, goalkeeper Joel Birlehm swings up to become the match winner with strong saves. With the victory, Germany is safe in the main round. The game to read in the ticker log.

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The most important thing in a nutshell: What a game! Goals en masse and in the end a very strong Joel Birlehm brought Germany the 34:33 victory against Serbia. The DHB team was consistently in the lead and delivered a great game on offense. Defensively, the team has to improve properly with a view to the main round, which was secured with the win

With a win against Serbia, Germany’s handball players want to make it into the main round early at the World Cup. National coach Alfred Gislason expects a much more difficult task in the second preliminary round game in Group E this Sunday (6 p.m. / ARD and Sportdeutschland.tv) in Kattowitz than in the 31:27 win against Asian champions Qatar. The ailing goalkeeper Andreas Wolff should be ready for action despite a slight strain in his left calf.

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