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Handball World Croatia and Hungary with Spain lead Group D

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Croatia and Hungary with Spain lead Group D
MADRID, Jan. 12, 2013 (EuropaPress)
   The selection of Croatia has shown favoritism to a weak Australia (36-13) in the opening round of the World Cup Group D Handball, held in the Magic Box, and thus also the victory of Hungary to Egypt (32 -23), is leading along with Spain, which debuted smoothly against Algeria.
   Not noticed the absence of Ivano Balic in Table Croatian, who will not play in the tournament due to injury, as the Balkan gave no respite to the Australian team. The 'Aussies' could only hold the first eight minutes thanks to the great performance of their goalkeeper, Ognjen Latinovic.
   Rotations that Croatian coach Slavko Goluza imposed at the start of meeting and falling rhythm checkered box after the break allowed more opportunities to all Aussie David, who even allowed to make a partial 3-0 to Croats. Nevertheless, Croatia had controlled the scoring in the final minutes and responded with a 9-0 demolition that left Australians with 23 goals below. The scorers was the Croatian Zlatko Horvat.
   Moreover, Hungary defeated Egypt (32-23) in the party that cerrao the first round of Group D with a great job in the second half offensive. The African team came to embarrass the team led by Lajos Mocsai, which started dominating the game and a great performance from their goalkeeper Roland Mikler.
   Egypt, seeking vindication in World Spain as one of the great powers balonmanísticas beyond the Old Continent, could do nothing after the punch of the Hungarians, although in the second half of the Africans were more successful offensively.
   With an initial partial Hungary 4-0 in favor of the party began to equalize through actions and pivot Mostafa Mohamed Mahmoud, who came to close the gap to a goal. Thereafter, Hungary could take off in the scoring led by Laszlo Nagy and offensive capabilities Gergely Harsanyi end until six goals income that could lead to intermediate (17-9).
   The return of the rest brought an Egypt more offensive success that made a partial 0-4 and reached the gap to three goals. Hungary hit at launch outside through Gabor Csaszar and incrusiones of Harsányi from the end, supported the work in the Szabolcs Zubai pivot to reach maximum difference of nine goals.
   SPAIN - Algeria 27-14.
   Croatia - Australia 36-13.
   Hungary - Egypt 32-23.
--- Group D:
       Team MP W D L GF GA Pts
   1. Croatia 1 1 0 0 36 13 2
   2. SPAIN 1 1 0 0 27 14 2
   3. Hungary 1 1 0 0 32 23 2
   4. Egypt 1 0 0 1 23 32 0
   5. Algeria 1 0 0 1 14 27 0
   6. Australia 1 0 0 1 13 36 0