Water polo, Europeans: Settebello awaits France in the semifinals

The blues double Croatia (16-8) and problem Greece on Wednesday. Tomorrow the males in the quarterfinals in opposition to revelation

Franco Carrella

It’s not a reminiscence train, nevertheless it’s sufficient and progress to beat the ranges. In Split the Setterosa additionally will increase Croatia (16-8) and approaches a really troublesome problem with Greece, which could have no downside eliminating Israel in the night. At this time, after the fourth place at the World Championships, one other vital factor is Carlo Silipo: “I’m joyful for this, though we have to do higher. Honor to Croatia that managed to keep away from our escape and put. We are struggling to extend in numbers. . In the competitors itself you’ve gotten very shut matches, disagreeable exams are there. In the remaining levels we now have to be extra aware in the assault”. The coach rests Palmieri and Viacava, replaces Banchelli and Condorelli between the posts and always modifications even between the gamers who’re shifting to soak up power. The slaves (three Butic sisters in the water, one standing), regardless of all the pieces, endure generously even when the outcomes are all the time encouraging. As Silipo sees it, the slave with the greatest excessive rating, 5 out of 6. Three instances for Marletta, twice for Tabani, Gustini, Bettini and Cocchiere.


On Sunday night, in the second spherical of the males’s championship, what few predicted occurred. But France’s victory over Serbia (10-9) is a shock till one other time, which ought to attain the finish of Settebello. The group coached by Bruzzo is now very actual regardless that it didn’t qualify for the final World Cup, it’s working laborious in response to the Paris Games 2024 and has given itself a powerful high quality of play because of the inclusion of the Croatian Kobescak in the talent. workers (chief of Jug Dubrovnik): generally it’s he who offers the indicators throughout the break, mentioning the course of. The downside with the Olympic champions was determined 29 “from the finish of Marzouki’s victory in numbers, however don’t deceive the consequence: the French have been going ahead – 5 instances even with three targets – and the determined return of the opponents has opened once more. equality. Fontani did miracles between the posts, the captain Crousillat discovered poker, however for the twelfth time it was above the pure expertise of Thomas Vernoux, 20 years outdated, in the nationwide group since he was 15. He performs in the nationwide group. Marseille, a membership that with some huge cash has returned this nation to the excessive water sports activities , who’re amongst the massive names in the Champions League. France had not entered the prime eight since 1958 (closed in eighth place, in Budapest). In the World League Final Eight in Strasbourg, on July 23, Settebello defeated Bruzzo’s group and 9-8. “It’s true that they do not have expertise in the sort of sport, however they’ll go forward mod they’ll shock” emphasizes coach Sandro Campagna, who has to take care of the suspended Renzuto (tomorrow at 16:30, RaiSport). For its half, Serbia is scuffling with a troublesome reconstruction, after the departure of six Olympians (and some accidents alongside the means). Also contemplating the time of Yugoslavia, the final time they got here out of the prime eight was in the version of Bologna 1927 (when the bleus received the solely continental silver medal). At the European Championship, beginning in 1934, they met the French seven instances, successful in order. In the final two occasions, the numbers are clear: 15-6 in 2014 and 16-8 in 2016. The wind has modified.

CROATIA: Ratkovic, Miljkovic 1, Desnica, J. Butic, Lordan, Skelin 1, Brnetic 1, Kangler, Rozic 1, I. Butic 2, Barisic, D. Butic 2, Maric. Groups Kunac. ITALY: Banchelli, C. Tabani 2, Galardi 1, Avegno 1, Giustini 2, Bettini 2, Picozzi 1, Bianconi 1, A. Cocchiere 2, Marletta 3, Di Claudio, Cergol 1, Condorelli. Groups will not be accessible. SUPPORTERS: Debreceni (Ung) and Cabanas (Spa). NOTE: sup. num. Croatia 6 (5 targets), Italy 8 (3). Exit 3 f. Brnetic 4 instances.

WOMEN – TIPS: 12 teams divided into two teams, the first 4 of every group go to the quarterfinals (the first in opposition to the fourth and the second in opposition to the third).

GROUP: Germany, Croatia, Hungary, Greece, Holland, Romania (A); Serbia, France, Slovakia, Italy, Israel, Spain (B).

Week 27 – Group A: Germany-Romania 15-10, Netherlands-Croatia 22-6, Greece-Hungary 9-8. Group B: Spain-Serbia 32-3, Italy-Slovakia 26-1, Israel-France 8-7.

Week 28 – Group A: Greece-Romania 24-3, Croatia-Germany 15-8, Netherlands-Hungary 13-4. Group B: France-Serbia 15-14, Israel-Slovakia 18-7, Italy-Spain 12-9.

Tuesday the thirtieth – Group A: Hungary-Germany 26-4, Croatia-Romania 15-6, Netherlands-Greece 13-8. Group B: Serbia-Slovakia 9-6, Spain-France 16-4, Italy-Israel 18-5.

Thursday 1 September – Group A: Greece-Germany 13-3, Netherlands-Romania 28-0, Hungary-Croatia 22-6. Group B: Italy-Serbia 23-7, Spain-Israel 20-3, France-Slovakia 28-5.

Saturday 3 – Group A: Hungary-Romania 22-0, Greece-Croatia 24-4, Netherlands-Germany 29-3. Rank: Netherlands 15; Greece 12; Hungary 9; Croatia 6; Germany 3; Romania 0. Group B: Spain-Slovakia 26-3, Israel-Serbia 15-4, Italy-France 19-6. Rank: Italy 15; Spain 12; Israel 9; France 6; Serbia 3; Slovakia 0.

Monday the fifth – Quarterfinals Netherlands-France 22-3, Croatia-Italy 8-16, Spain-Hungary 15-11, Greece-Israel 14-4.

Wednesday 7 – Semi-finals Netherlands-Spain (19), Italy-Greece (20.30).


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