As in the pre-Olympic tournament and in the quarter-finals of the Olympic Games in London, the selection of Montenegro is has choking him to Spain and, in a very tough encounter, of Balkan origin have been imposed to the squad by Rafael Aguilar (5-7), who now must win clearly Greece on Friday to be first group.
It was clear that both teams were seeking a good position in the group, especially Montenegro following his loss of the first day against Greece (6-4), while for Spain the victory would leave first place pending the last meeting of this phase, the Friday before Greece.
The first quarter was spectacular and the Balkans is advanced when barely 30 seconds had elapsed, but Xavi Valles balanced marker when it came to the little minute. Shortly after was Guillermo Molina which marked for Spain and two minutes later, Drasko Brguljan came back to equalize the contest and Albert Spanish closed the score of the first quarter to line followed (3-2).
The defenses were focused in the second quarter and the battle between the Spanish buoy Xavi Valles and the Central Aleksandar Ivovic and Pedrag Jokic was spectacular. Precisely Ivovic equalized again (3-3, 12 min), but Spanish ahead to the selection just a minute later.
A Spanish defensive error allowed Mladan Janovic mark to point blank (4-4, min. 15) and while the hardness was booming, Montenegrins already had seven exclusions in 14 minutes, by both sides; a maximum penalty transformed by Xavi Garcia gave advantage to Spain to rest (5-4). The Rafael Aguilar not returned to mark.