[b]Scheduled Matches (Beijing Local Time)[/b]
0900-1030 Match 1: Brazil vs. China
1045-1215 Match 2: Egypt vs. South Korea
1400-1530 Match 3: France vs. Spain
1545-1715 Match 4: Russia vs. Germany
1900-2030 Match 5: Croatia vs. Poland
2045-2215 Match 6: Denmark vs. Iceland
[b]Video Links:[/b] http://www.nbcolympics.com/handball/video/index.html
Suggested match(es) to watch: Based on match results, video we’ve seen and feedback from other Handball news sites we will suggest the top match of the day to watch.
– Group A: The top 4 for this Group is almost decided. Brazil still has an outside chance if they can beat China today and Spain on Monday.
– Group B: Things might get a little clearer in this extremely tight group. South Korea, Germany and Iceland are tied for 1st with 4 points each. Wins by those side, should maker their qualification for the quarterfinals all but certain. But each of their respective opponents, Egypt, Russia and Denmark can also still qualify
– Just in case you missed it: Here’s the youtube video of the last shot in the Denmark -Russia match: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Corm5rgstro&eurl=http://www.sportensverden.dk/handball/item.asp?id=13128
– Another article on America’s need to discover handball: http://www.usatoday.com/sports/columnist/lopresti/2008-08-14-handball_N.htm (some interesting quotes from the Danish coach, Ulrik Wilbek and player, Joachim Boldsen on handball in America.
[b]- Betting lines:[/b] According to betting comparison site, bestbetting.com, these are the point spreads for Sunday’s matches: Brazil (-4.5), South Korea (-1.5), France (-2.5), Germany (-2.5), Croatia (-1.5), and Denmark (-1.5)
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