Spain was better than Germany (15:8) in the last game of the three-nation tournament in North Rhine-Westphalia.
Spain finished in 2nd place, behind Montenegro, which secured first place after the first two days and wins over Germany and Spain.
Today’s game was played in Uerdigen (Krefeld)
Schutze gave Germany a 1:0 lead, but the Spaniards took control very soon, they netted three straight goals, earned a 3:1, and from that point, they were always in front. The Germans attempted to come back several times. At halftime, Spain led 6:3. The hosts reduced the gap to two (4:6) at the beginning of the third period. Still, after that, Spain scored three goals in two minutes (Cabanas 2 and Granados), and jumped to 9:4. In the remaining time, the visitors increased the margin to seven.
Germany – Spain 8:15 (2:3, 1:3, 3:5, 2:4)
Germany: Bozic 3, Schutze 3, Cuk 1, Kuppers 1.
Spain: Famera 3, Cabanas 2, Valera 2, Perrone 2,Granados 2, Sanahuja 1, De Toro 1, Barroso 1, Munarriz 1
Previous results: Germany – Montenegro 7:12, Spain – Montenegro 13:14.
Standings: 1. Montenegro 6, 2. Spain 3, 3. Germany 0