The Portuguese phase of ebol arrives on the last round of group B of Euro2022, taking place in Budapest, Hungary without any point, but still with the possibility of moving to any main.
After the defeat in the debut against Iceland (28-24), in a match in which people, defenders and defenders, Portugal lost again in the second with host Hungary (31-30), in a game in which there is already a good replica.
The match ended up being decided in the details and with the luck of the Portuguese, who drew 0-30 by Daymaro Salina, 12 seconds after the end, the goal was the goal that dictated a defeat to two of the final.
Without being able to count André Gomes Frade, Pedro Portela and the Madeiran Ferraz, and with a choice of decision covid-19 in the 10 elected cases of Paulo Jorge Pereira, who was injured and forced to cancel games, Portugal is a few holes below the level presented two years ago. years old.
At Euro2020, the Portuguese national team surprised handball Europe with the second pass to the stage, which they won by 28-25, finishing in second place in the group, which they won on their way to the group.
(35-25) and guarantee the passage to the main loss game to the fifth, which would go on to lose to Germany (27-27) ), with a robust triumph over Hungary (34-26).
The objective will be to move to the ‘main round’ (main round), but for the selection of the ‘quinas’ to take place, which will count on the triumph of Iceland against and with a victory by two against the Netherlands.
The meeting between Iceland, which has two wins, and Hungary, which won one match, is the first of the third and round of group B (17:00 in Lisbon), so when Portugal’s against the Netherlands starts ( 19:30) the Portuguese destiny could already be traced.
If Iceland wins, it will be a full second selection, with the points and qualification in first place guaranteed, and everything open when it comes to leaving the selection. A win or draw for Hungary eliminates Portugal, even before the game with the Netherlands.
Rui Silva, Victor Irurriza, António Areia, Miguel Martins, Diogo Branquinho and Leonel Fernandes were the featured players in the Portuguese team, who have not yet been used, among the 18 he brought, Daniel Vieira (Avanca) and Martim Costa (Sporting).
The Netherlands team was the surprise, on the positive side, in group B, in which they immediately left their mark in the 31-28 victory in their debut against hosts Hungary, shutting up 20,022 local fans, appearing, as an ‘outsider’, shuffling as bills when it comes to qualifying for the second round.
Iceland leads group B with four points, followed by the Netherlands (second) and Hungary (third), both Hungary, and Portugal (fourth), with zero.
The second phase of the Euro2022 round has an inherent attraction, as it is an additional selection of 12 teams qualified from the first European qualifying round for the 2023 World Cup, to be held in Poland and Sweden.
Euro2022 runs until January 30, in Hungary and Slovakia, and the first phase determines the top two from one of the six qualifying groups for the main round (to be played for two groups each), which will dictate the semifinalists.