Croatia finished its mini-tour in Herceg Novi with two wins. After a narrow 9:8 victory over France on Wednesday, Croatia beat host Montenegro 13:9 this evening.
Friendly game, Herceg Novi
Montenegro – Croatia 9:13 (2:3, 4:4, 1:4, 2:2)
Montenegro: Va. Radovic 2, S.Cetkovic, Averka 1, Vucurovic 1, Cuckovic 1, Draskovic 1, Perkovic 1.
Croatia: Kharkov 4, Bukic 2, Vukicevic 2, Duzevic 1, Zuvela 1, Lazic 1, Butic 1, Cagalj 1.
Croatia dictated the pace for most of the time. The visitors had a 3-goal advantage in the middle of the second quarter (7:4).
The hosts cut the deficit to one before the middle break (6:7). However, shortly after the first whistle in the second half, Croatia rebuilt a 3-goal lead (9:6). Montenegro missed too many man-ups and paid for it. Croatia dominated. It even had a 13:7 lead. Montenegro reduced the gap to four by the end.