RELIVE: Denmark v Sweden (2021 World Handball Championship)

Ahram Online , Sunday 31 Jan 2021

Ahram Online provided a live coverage of Sunday's match between Denmark and Sweden in the final game of IHF Men’s Handball World Championship - Egypt 2021

Denmark v Sweden

Full time: Denmark 26-24 Sweden

It's the end, Denmark win the World Championship for a second straight time with a 26-24 win. Thanks for following our live updates! 

57' Sweden narrow the gap to two goals. Can they level the score in the dying minutes? 

53' Hansen excels as Denmark retain their three-goal lead. 

47' Denmark's Jacob Holm scores with a powerful shot to give his side a two-goal lead with 13 minutes remaining.

41' Sweden keeper is still struggling to deal with Hansen's rockets. 

37' Neither side is able to claim a comfortable lead. 

34' Denmark keeper Landin is enjoying a great night, pulling off some fine saves. 

31' Hansen scores as Denmark go ahead again. 

The second half is underway

The first half ends in a 13-13 draw

28' Sweden survive with two players serving two-minute suspensions as they keep their lead. 

25' Sweden lead by two goals for the first time. 

25' Denmark's Hansen is guilty of wasting a rare penalty! 

23' Sweden are now in the lead but it remains a very tight game.

19' Pettersson brings Sweden level again. 

17' Denmark lead by two goals for the first time. 

14' It's a closely-fought affair so far. 

11' Hansen's shots seem unstoppable!  

8' Denmark score with a neat fast break as they go 5-4 up in a fast-paced opening. 

4' Danish star Mikkel Hansen brings his team level. 

3' Sweden's Jonathan Carlsbogard is yellow-carded. He then scores to put Sweden 2-1 up. 

1' Hampus Wanne scores the opening goal for Sweden. 

The match is underway 

Sweden have booked their place in Egypt 2021 final after claiming a big 32-26 victory over France in the semifinals on Friday, while Denmark enjoyed a narrow 35:33 win over Spain.

Venue: Cairo Stadium Sports Hall

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