According to FINA announcement the European water polo teams met on Tuesday March 20 for their fifth round game of the FINA Men’s Water Polo World League 2018.
Montenegro playing at home beat Serbia 11-8, leading right from the start of the game but letting the Serbians come back in the last two quarters (3-2, 4-2, 1-1, 3-3). However Serbia keeps the lead of Group A with 9 points (3 wins). Montenegro is second with 6 points (2 wins) and Romania is last.
Group B’s game was on March 6, when Russia beat Germany 16-12 (2-1, 5-1, 4-5, 5-5). Following this game, Croatia was the first team to secure a berth to the Super Final.
Group C’s Hungary crushed the Netherlands 13-1 in Debrecen (HUN) giving zero chances to the Dutch in the three first quarters (2-0, 2-0, 5-0, 4-1). Hungary has 9 points and is atop of the group. Spain is second with 6 points and the Netherlands are last with no win so far.
- GROUP A: 1. SRB 9 pts (3W, 1L); 2. MNE 6 pts (2W, 1L); 3. ROU 0 pt (3L)
- GROUP B: 1. CRO 9 pts (3W); 2. RUS 5 pts (2W, 2L); GER 1 pt (3L)
- GROUP C: 1. HUN 9 pts (3W); 2. ESP 6 pts (2W, 1L); 3. NED 0 (4L)
- in Izvorani – ROU vs MNE.
- in Slavonski Brod – CRO vs GER.
- in Pamplona – ESP vs HUN.
- NEW ZEALAND
- SOUTH AFRICA
- UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
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