2020 European Men's Handball Championship

The 2020 EHF European Men's Handball Championship was the 14th edition of the tournament and the first to feature 24 national teams. It was co-hosted for the first time in three countries – Austria, Norway and Sweden – from 9 to 26 January 2020.[1]

2020 EHF European Men's Handball Championship
2020 European Men's Handball Championship logo.svg
Tournament details
Host countries Austria
 Norway
 Sweden
Dates9–26 January
Teams24 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)(in 6 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Spain (2nd title)
Runner-up Croatia
Third place Norway
Fourth place Slovenia
Tournament statistics
Matches65
Goals scored3532 (54.34 per match)
Attendance492,628 (7,579 per match)
Top scorer(s)Norway Sander Sagosen
(65 goals)
Best playerCroatia Domagoj Duvnjak
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Spain won their second consecutive title by defeating Croatia 22–20 in the final.[2][3]

VenuesEdit

  Stockholm, Sweden   Malmö, Sweden   Gothenburg, Sweden
Tele2 Arena
Capacity: 19,000
Malmö Arena
Capacity: 13,000
Scandinavium
Capacity: 12,000
     
  Vienna, Austria   Graz, Austria   Trondheim, Norway
Wiener Stadthalle
Capacity: 12,000
Graz Messe Arena
Capacity: 6,000
Trondheim Spektrum
Capacity: 8,600
     

QualificationEdit

Qualified teamsEdit

Country Qualified as Qualified on Previous appearances in tournament
  Austria Co-host 20 September 2014 3 (2010, 2014, 2018)
  Norway Co-host 20 September 2014 8 (2000, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
  Sweden Co-host 20 September 2014 12 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
  Spain Defending champion 26 January 2018 13 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
  Germany Group 1 winner 13 April 2019 12 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2016, 2018)
  Slovenia Group 4 winner 14 April 2019 11 (1994, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2016, 2018)
  Croatia Group 2 winner 14 April 2019 13 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
  North Macedonia Group 3 winner 12 June 2019 5 (1998, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
  Denmark Group 8 winner 12 June 2019 12 (1994, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
  Hungary Group 7 winner 12 June 2019 11 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
  Latvia Group 4 runner-up 12 June 2019 0 (debut)
  Portugal Group 6 runner-up 13 June 2019 5 (1994, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006)
  France Group 6 winner 13 June 2019 13 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
  Russia Group 7 runner-up 13 June 2019 12 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016)
  Czech Republic Group 5 winner 13 June 2019 9 (1996, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2018)
  Belarus Group 5 runner-up 13 June 2019 5 (1994, 2008, 2014, 2016, 2018)
  Poland Group 1 runner-up 16 June 2019 8 (2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016)
   Switzerland Group 2 runner-up 16 June 2019 3 (2002, 2004, 2006)
  Iceland Group 3 runner-up 16 June 2019 10 (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
  Montenegro Group 8 runner-up 16 June 2019 4 (2008, 2014, 2016, 2018)
  Bosnia and Herzegovina Group 5 third place 16 June 2019 0 (debut)
  Serbia Group 2 third place 16 June 2019 5 (2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
  Netherlands Group 4 third place 16 June 2019 0 (debut)
  Ukraine Group 8 third place 16 June 2019 5 (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010)

Note: Bold indicates champion for that year. Italic indicates host for that year.

DrawEdit

The draw was held at the Erste Bank Campus in Vienna on 28 June 2019.[4][5]

SeedingEdit

The seedings were announced on 17 June 2019.[6]

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

SquadsEdit

Match officialsEdit

On 21 August 2019, 23 couples were announced.[7] On 27 December 2019, EHF replaced the Serbian referee pair Nenad Nikolić and Dušan Stojković with the Latvian referee pair Zigmārs Sondors and Renārs Līcis, due to an injury and late recovery of Nikolić in late October.[8]

Preliminary roundEdit

All times are local (UTC+1).

Group AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Croatia 3 3 0 0 82 65 +17 6 Main round
2   Belarus 3 2 0 1 94 88 +6 4
3   Montenegro 3 1 0 2 70 84 −14 2
4   Serbia 3 0 0 3 72 81 −9 0
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
9 January 2020
18:15
Belarus   35–30   Serbia Stadthalle Graz, Graz
Attendance: 3,806
Referees: Santos, Fonseca (POR)
Karalek 9 (16–15) Radivojević 6
  9×  Report   3× 
9 January 2020
20:30
Croatia   27–21   Montenegro Stadthalle Graz, Graz
Attendance: 5,630
Referees: Brunner, Salah (SUI)
Cindrić 6 (12–13) Grbović 6
  2×  Report   7× 

11 January 2020
16:00
Croatia   31–23   Belarus Stadthalle Graz, Graz
Attendance: 6,000
Referees: Bonaventura, Bonaventura (FRA)
Karačić 6 (15–10) Vailupau 8
 4×  Report   5× 
11 January 2020
18:15
Montenegro   22–21   Serbia Stadthalle Graz, Graz
Attendance: 5,500
Referees: Madsen, Mortensen (DEN)
Grbović 5 (11–10) Kukić 6
  7×  Report   4× 

13 January 2020
18:15
Montenegro   27–36   Belarus Stadthalle Graz, Graz
Attendance: 5,000
Referees: Jørum, Kleven (NOR)
Lipovina 5 (11–17) Vailupau 7
  2×  Report   3× 
13 January 2020
20:30
Serbia   21–24   Croatia Stadthalle Graz, Graz
Attendance: 6,500
Referees: Kurtagic, Wetterwik (SWE)
Kukić, Radivojević 4 (10–8) Duvnjak, Stepančić 5
 4×  1×  Report   5× 

Group BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Austria (H) 3 3 0 0 98 87 +11 6 Main round
2   Czech Republic 3 2 0 1 79 76 +3 4
3   North Macedonia 3 1 0 2 79 84 −5 2
4   Ukraine 3 0 0 3 74 83 −9 0
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
(H) Host.
10 January 2020
18:15
Czech Republic   29–32   Austria Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7,070
Referees: Elíasson, Pálsson (ISL)
Hrstka 6 (14–13) Bilyk 12
 3×  Report   5× 
10 January 2020
20:30
North Macedonia   26–25   Ukraine Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7,070
Referees: Jørum, Kleven (NOR)
Lazarov 8 (13–10) Ostroushko 5
  3×  Report   7× 

12 January 2020
16:00
Czech Republic   27–25   North Macedonia Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 6,642
Referees: Kurtagic, Wetterwik (SWE)
Kašpárek 7 (9–11) Lazarov 11
  6×  Report   3× 
12 January 2020
18:15
Austria   34–30   Ukraine Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7,078
Referees: Bonaventura, Bonaventura (FRA)
Bilyk 10 (18–17) Kozakevych 7
  3×  Report  4× 

14 January 2020
18:15
Austria   32–28   North Macedonia Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7,623
Referees: Lah, Sok (SLO)
Weber 7 (18–12) Stoilov 5
  4×  Report   3× 
14 January 2020
20:30
Ukraine   19–23   Czech Republic Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 4,097
Referees: Santos, Fonseca (POR)
Kozakevych 4 (10–9) Babák 6
  5×  Report   3× 

Group CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Spain 3 3 0 0 102 73 +29 6 Main round
2   Germany 3 2 0 1 88 83 +5 4
3   Netherlands 3 1 0 2 80 94 −14 2
4   Latvia 3 0 0 3 73 93 −20 0
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
9 January 2020
18:15
Germany   34–23   Netherlands Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 4,057
Referees: Lah, Sok (SLO)
Häfner, Kohlbacher 5 (15–13) Smits 7
  5×  1×  Report   4× 
9 January 2020
20:30
Spain   33–22   Latvia Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 4,524
Referees: Madsen, Mortensen (DEN)
Fernández Pérez 5 (14–11) Krištopāns 7
  2×  Report   5× 

11 January 2020
16:00
Latvia   24–32   Netherlands Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 5,942
Referees: Baďura, Ondogrecula (SVK)
Krištopāns 7 (10–16) Smits 7
  3×  Report   5×  1× 
11 January 2020
18:15
Spain   33–26   Germany Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 6,558
Referees: Brunner, Salah (SUI)
A. Dujshebaev 7 (14–11) Pekeler 5
  4×  Report   4× 

13 January 2020
18:15
Latvia   27–28   Germany Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 3,540
Referees: Elíasson, Pálsson (ISL)
Krištopāns 7 (11–16) Kühn 8
  6×  Report   6× 
13 January 2020
20:30
Netherlands   25–36   Spain Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 3,809
Referees: Mažeika, Gatelis (LTU)
Smits 8 (13–17) Maqueda 6
  8×  Report   2× 

Group DEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Norway (H) 3 3 0 0 94 80 +14 6 Main round
2   Portugal 3 2 0 1 83 83 0 4
3   France 3 1 0 2 82 79 +3 2
4   Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 0 0 3 73 90 −17 0
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
(H) Host.
10 January 2020
18:15
France   25–28   Portugal Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 7,507
Referees: Sondors, Līcis (LAT)
Mem 5 (11–12) Branquinho 5
  3×  Report   4× 
10 January 2020
20:30
Norway   32–26   Bosnia and Herzegovina Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 8,232
Referees: Schulze, Tönnies (GER)
Sagosen 12 (17–12) Prce 7
  4×  Report   6× 

12 January 2020
16:00
Portugal   27–24   Bosnia and Herzegovina Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 7,936
Referees: Mažeika, Gatelis (LTU)
Portela 10 (12–11) Prce 5
  3×  Report   4× 
12 January 2020
18:15
France   26–28   Norway Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 8,932
Referees: Horáček, Novotný (CZE)
Fabregas 8 (15–14) Sagosen 10
  5×  Report   2× 

14 January 2020
18:15
Bosnia and Herzegovina   23–31   France Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 7,937
Referees: Jurinović, Mrvica (CRO)
Panić 9 (13–14) Porte 7
  Report   2× 
14 January 2020
20:30
Portugal   28–34   Norway Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 9,069
Referees: Baďura, Ondogrecula (SVK)
Areia 5 (14–16) Jøndal 7
  6×  Report   5× 

Group EEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Hungary 3 2 1 0 74 67 +7 5 Main round
2   Iceland 3 2 0 1 83 77 +6 4
3   Denmark 3 1 1 1 85 83 +2 3
4   Russia 3 0 0 3 76 91 −15 0
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
11 January 2020
16:00
Hungary   26–25   Russia Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 9,202
Referees: Jurinović, Mrvica (CRO)
Balogh 7 (14–13) Santalov 5
  3×  Report  
11 January 2020
18:15
Denmark   30–31   Iceland Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 10,593
Referees: Pavićević, Ražnatović (MNE)
M. Hansen 9 (15–15) Pálmarsson 10
  3×  1×  Report   4×  1× 

13 January 2020
18:15
Iceland   34–23   Russia Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 7,099
Referees: Nachevski, Nikolov (MKD)
three players 6 (18–11) Kalarash 6
  4×  Report   4× 
13 January 2020
20:30
Denmark   24–24   Hungary Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 8,377
Referees: Sondors, Līcis (LAT)
Bramming 6 (11–13) Balogh 7
  2×  Report   4× 

15 January 2020
18:15
Iceland   18–24   Hungary Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 7,587
Referees: Marín, García (ESP)
Pálmarsson, Sigurðsson 4 (12–9) Bánhidi 8
  4×  Report   4× 
15 January 2020
20:30
Russia   28–31   Denmark Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 8,978
Referees: Brkić, Jusufhodžić (AUT)
Soroka 6 (15–12) M. Hansen 7
  3×  Report   2× 

Group FEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Slovenia 3 3 0 0 76 67 +9 6 Main round
2   Sweden (H) 3 2 0 1 81 68 +13 4
3    Switzerland 3 1 0 2 77 87 −10 2
4   Poland 3 0 0 3 73 85 −12 0
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
(H) Host.
10 January 2020
18:15
Slovenia   26–23   Poland Scandinavium, Gothenburg
Attendance: 7,276
Referees: Horáček, Novotný (CZE)
Blagotinšek, Mačkovšek 5 (13–11) Moryto 8
  5×  Report  5× 
10 January 2020
20:30
Sweden   34–21    Switzerland Scandinavium, Gothenburg
Attendance: 11,644
Referees: Marín, García (ESP)
three players 6 (20–13) Schmid 4
 4×  Report  1× 

12 January 2020
16:00
Switzerland    31–24   Poland Scandinavium, Gothenburg
Attendance: 8,061
Referees: Brkić, Jusufhodžić (AUT)
Schmid 15 (14–12) Sićko 5
  5×  Report   4× 
12 January 2020
18:15
Sweden   19–21   Slovenia Scandinavium, Gothenburg
Attendance: 11,896
Referees: Schulze, Tönnies (GER)
Gottfridsson 5 (9–10) Dolenec 7
  5×  Report   3× 

14 January 2020
18:15
Switzerland    25–29   Slovenia Scandinavium, Gothenburg
Attendance: 6,731
Referees: Pavićević, Ražnatović (MNE)
Schmid 8 (10–16) Zarabec 6
  3×  Report   2× 
14 January 2020
20:30
Poland   26–28   Sweden Scandinavium, Gothenburg
Attendance: 11,061
Referees: Nachevski, Nikolov (MKD)
Sićko 8 (13–14) four players 5
  3×  Report   3× 

Main roundEdit

Points and goals gained in the preliminary group against teams that advance were transferred to the main round.

Group IEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Spain 5 4 1 0 153 127 +26 9[a] Semi-finals
2   Croatia 5 4 1 0 127 113 +14 9[a]
3   Germany 5 3 0 2 141 125 +16 6 Fifth place game
4   Austria (H) 5 1 1 3 139 156 −17 3[b]
5   Belarus 5 1 1 3 138 160 −22 3[b]
6   Czech Republic 5 0 0 5 122 139 −17 0
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
(H) Host.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Croatia 22–22 Spain
  2. ^ a b Belarus 36–36 Austria
16 January 2020
16:00
Spain   31–25   Czech Republic Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 3,986
Referees: Brunner, Salah (SUI)
A. Dujshebaev, Fernández Pérez 5 (14–9) Zdráhala 8
  4×  Report   6× 
16 January 2020
18:15
Croatia   27–23   Austria Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 8,217
Referees: Pichon, Reveret (FRA)
Horvat 6 (13–8) Weber 6
  1×  Report   5× 
16 January 2020
20:30
Belarus   23–31   Germany Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 5,267
Referees: Kurtagic, Wetterwik (SWE)
Kulesh 6 (11–18) Kastening 6
  4×  Report   5× 

18 January 2020
16:00
Belarus   28–25   Czech Republic Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 6,007
Referees: Mažeika, Gatelis (LTU)
Vailupau 6 (13–11) Zdráhala 7
  5×  Report   6× 
18 January 2020
18:15
Spain   30–26   Austria Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 9,232
Referees: Gjeding, Hansen (DEN)
Maqueda 6 (17–16) Božović 5
 3×  Report   2×  1× 
18 January 2020
20:30
Croatia   25–24   Germany Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 9,307
Referees: Santos, Fonseca (POR)
Karačić 7 (11–14) four players 4
  4×  Report   8× 

20 January 2020
16:00
Croatia   22–21   Czech Republic Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 6,862
Referees: Kurtagic, Wetterwik (SWE)
Mamić 5 (11–9) Zdráhala 7
  4×  Report   3× 
20 January 2020
18:15
Belarus   28–37   Spain Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 6,149
Referees: Santos, Fonseca (POR)
Vailupau 8 (16–17) Fernández Pérez, Solé 7
  5×  1×  Report   3× 
20 January 2020
20:30
Austria   22–34   Germany Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 9,037
Referees: Nachevski, Nikolov (MKD)
Bilyk 5 (13–16) Kastening 6
  4×  Report   2× 

22 January 2020
16:00
Croatia   22–22   Spain Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7,891
Referees: Mažeika, Gatelis (LTU)
Karačić 10 (11–12) A. Dujshebaev 6
  4×  Report  5× 
22 January 2020
18:15
Belarus   36–36   Austria Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 6,897
Referees: Brunner, Salah (SUI)
Vailupau 12 (19–17) Bilyk 7
  3×  Report   4× 
22 January 2020
20:30
Czech Republic   22–26   Germany Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 5,000
Referees: Pavićević, Ražnatović (MNE)
Babák 5 (10–13) Weber 5
 8×  Report   6×  1× 

Group IIEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Norway 5 5 0 0 157 135 +22 10 Semi-finals
2   Slovenia 5 3 0 2 138 132 +6 6
3   Portugal 5 2 0 3 146 142 +4 4[a] Fifth place game
4   Sweden (H) 5 2 0 3 120 122 −2 4[a]
5   Hungary 5 2 0 3 126 140 −14 4[a]
6   Iceland 5 1 0 4 126 142 −16 2
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
(H) Host.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Portugal 4 Pts, +18 GD; Sweden 2 Pts, −4 GD; Hungary 0 Pts, −14 GD
17 January 2020
16:00
Slovenia   30–27   Iceland Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 6,026
Referees: Nachevski, Nikolov (MKD)
Bombač 9 (15–14) Elísson 6
  4×  Report   4× 
17 January 2020
18:15
Norway   36–29   Hungary Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 8,078
Referees: Pavićević, Ražnatović (MNE)
Sagosen 7 (20–12) Ligetvári, Nagy 5
  4×  Report   4×  1× 
17 January 2020
20:30
Portugal   35–25   Sweden Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 10,135
Referees: Gubica, Milošević (CRO)
three players 6 (15–12) Nilsson, Pettersson 4
  5×  Report   2× 

19 January 2020
14:00
Portugal   25–28   Iceland Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 6,199
Referees: Horáček, Novotný (CZE)
Areia, Martins 4 (12–14) Smárason 8
  4×  Report   4× 
19 January 2020
16:15
Slovenia   28–29   Hungary Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 8,304
Referees: Raluy, Sabroso (ESP)
Dolenec 8 (16–13) Bánhidi 9
  5×  Report   5× 
19 January 2020
18:30
Norway   23–20   Sweden Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 10,141
Referees: Geipel, Helbig (GER)
Sagosen 8 (12–8) Pellas 5
  5×  Report   1× 

21 January 2020
16:00
Portugal   24–29   Slovenia Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 3,001
Referees: Gjeding, Hansen (DEN)
Gomes 6 (15–14) Janc 7
  5×  Report   4× 
21 January 2020
18:15
Norway   31–28   Iceland Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 4,725
Referees: Raluy, Sabroso (ESP)
Sagosen 9 (19–12) Guðmundsson 6
  6×  Report   4× 
21 January 2020
20:30
Hungary   18–24   Sweden Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 6,977
Referees: Horáček, Novotný (CZE)
Szita 4 (9–10) Gottfridsson, Pellas 5
 3×  Report  

22 January 2020
16:00
Portugal   34–26   Hungary Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 2,930
Referees: Geipel, Helbig (GER)
Moreira 7 (16–14) Balogh, Bánhidi 5
  3×  Report   2× 
22 January 2020
18:15
Norway   33–30   Slovenia Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 4,824
Referees: Pichon, Reveret (FRA)
Gulliksen 7 (14–13) Cehte, Kodrin 5
  3×  Report   3× 
22 January 2020
20:30
Iceland   25–32   Sweden Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 7,153
Referees: Gubica, Milošević (CRO)
Elísson, Kristjánsson 5 (11–18) Nilsson 7
  Report   4× 

Knockout stageEdit

BracketEdit

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
24 January
 
 
  Spain34
 
26 January
 
  Slovenia32
 
  Spain22
 
24 January
 
  Croatia20
 
  Norway28
 
 
  Croatia (ET)29
 
Third place
 
 
25 January
 
 
  Slovenia20
 
 
  Norway28

Semi-finalsEdit

24 January 2020
18:00
Norway   28–29 (ET)   Croatia Tele2 Arena, Stockholm
Attendance: 16,573
Referees: Raluy, Sabroso (ESP)
Sagosen 10 (10–12) Duvnjak 8
  4×  Report   6× 

FT: 23–23 ET: 3–3, 2–3


24 January 2020
20:30
Spain   34–32   Slovenia Tele2 Arena, Stockholm
Attendance: 16,573
Referees: Horáček, Novotný (CZE)
three players 6 (20–15) Dolenec 7
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Fifth place gameEdit

25 January 2020
16:00
Germany   29–27   Portugal Tele2 Arena, Stockholm
Attendance: 7,710
Referees: Kurtagic, Wetterwik (SWE)
Kühn 6 (14–13) Borges, Ferraz 4
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Third place gameEdit

25 January 2020
18:30
Slovenia   20–28   Norway Tele2 Arena, Stockholm
Attendance: 13,094
Referees: Geipel, Helbig (GER)
Bombač 5 (9–12) Jøndal 7
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FinalEdit

26 January 2020
16:30
Spain   22–20   Croatia Tele2 Arena, Stockholm
Attendance: 17,769
Referees: Nachevski, Nikolov (MKD)
Gómez 5 (12–11) Duvnjak 5
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Ranking and statisticsEdit

Final rankingEdit

The teams ranked fourth in each group after the completion of the preliminary round matches were ranked 18 to 24, while teams ranked third in each group after the completion of the preliminary round matches were ranked 13 to 18 according to the number of points won in the preliminary round. Places seven or eight were attributed to the two teams ranked fourth in the groups, places nine and ten were attributed to the two teams ranked fifth in the groups, places eleven and twelve were attributed to the two teams ranked sixth in the group according to the number of points won by the respective teams after completion of the main round matches. Places one to six were decided by play–off or knock–out.

All-Star TeamEdit

The all-star team and awards were announced on 26 January 2020.[9]

Position Player
Goalkeeper   Gonzalo Pérez de Vargas (ESP)
Right wing   Blaž Janc (SLO)
Right back   Jorge Maqueda (ESP)
Centre back   Igor Karačić (CRO)
Left back   Sander Sagosen (NOR)
Left wing   Magnus Jøndal (NOR)
Pivot   Bence Bánhidi (HUN)

AwardsEdit

Award Player
Most Valuable Player   Domagoj Duvnjak (CRO)
Best Defence Player   Hendrik Pekeler (GER)
Topscorer   Sander Sagosen (NOR) (65 goals)

StatisticsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Men's EHF EURO 2020 bigger and larger than ever before". eurohandball.com. 20 September 2014. Archived from the original on 6 July 2019. Retrieved 20 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Perez de Vargas sees Spain make history with title defence". men2020.ehf-euro.com. 26 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Spain take second straight European title". ihf.info. 27 January 2020.
  4. ^ "EHF EURO 2020: Final tournament draw procedure released". eurohandball.com. 25 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Men's EHF EURO 2020 preliminary round groups drawn in Vienna". men2020.ehf-euro.com. 28 June 2019.
  6. ^ "24 teams, six groups: how the EHF EURO 2020 Draw will be done". men2020.ehf-euro.com. 17 June 2019. Archived from the original on 17 June 2019. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Referees named for Men's EHF EURO 2020". eurohandball.com. 21 August 2019.
  8. ^ "New pair of referees nominated for EHF EURO 2020". eurohandball.com. 27 December 2019. Archived from the original on 14 January 2020. Retrieved 29 December 2019.
  9. ^ "All-star Team: Duvnjak scoops MVP". EHF. 26 January 2020.

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