spanish water polo team The defending world champions ended with an undefeated and outright victory after beating Montenegro 4-2 in a penalty shootout this Sunday at the end of the first leg of the World League Superfinal in Strasbourg (France) after 8-8 regulation time.
This time Spain suffered to maintain their undefeated position and react as a block in an almost hopeless position, as they were clearly losing by five goals in one minute of the third quarter: 2–7. .
And it is that if David Martin, who led Australia to 13-10 and Serbia 20-15 in the last two days, stood out for his goal-scoring ability, this Sunday he should be overtaken by goalkeeper Petar Tesanovic. was unable to. Take advantage of superiority situations
Based on the assignment, Spain gradually dismantled the Montenegrin team’s attack, and found greater solvency in the attack. Thanks to long shots from Sergi Cabanas and Nico Paul, reaching 7-8 with 3:45 to go, a time in which Spain ceased to control Alberto Barroso equalized 38 seconds from the end.
Spain won 4-2 in the penalty shootout. Unai Aguirre blocked Stefan Vidovic’s first shot and the post deflected Vlado Popadic’s shot. Spain finished first in Group A, and will face Canada, fourth in Group B, who lost to France yesterday in the quarter-finals on Monday. The struggle against the Americans will take place at 6:00 pm.