2020 European Men's Handball Championship

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2020 EHF European Men's Handball Championship
2020 European Men's Handball Championship.png
Tournament details
Host countries Austria
 Norway
 Sweden
Dates9–26 January
Teams24 (from 1 confederation)
Venue(s)(in 6 host cities)
Tournament statistics
Matches60
Goals scored3263 (54.38 per match)
Attendance420,909 (7,015 per match)
Top scorer(s)Norway Sander Sagosen
(51 goals)
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The 2020 EHF European Men's Handball Championship is the 14th edition of the tournament and the first to feature 24 national teams. It is being co-hosted for the first time in three countries – Austria, Norway and Sweden – from 9 to 26 January 2020.[1]

Venues[edit]

Sweden Stockholm, Sweden Sweden Malmö, Sweden Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden
Tele2 Arena
Capacity: 35,000
Malmö Arena
Capacity: 13,000
Scandinavium
Capacity: 12,000
Tele2 Arena juni 2013a 01.jpg Malmö Arena ESC2013 01.jpg Scandinavium at night.jpg
Austria Vienna, Austria Austria Graz, Austria Norway Trondheim, Norway
Wiener Stadthalle
Capacity: 12,000
Graz Messe Arena
Capacity: 6,000
Trondheim Spektrum
Capacity: 8,600
Wiener Stadthalle Aussen 2008.jpg Messehalle neu.jpg Trondheim spektrum 01.jpg

Qualification[edit]

Qualified teams[edit]

Country Qualified as Qualified on Previous appearances in tournament
 Austria Co-host 20 September 2014 3 (2010, 2014, 2018)
 Norway Co-host 20 September 2014 8 (2000, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Sweden Co-host 20 September 2014 12 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Spain Defending champion 26 January 2018 13 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Germany Group 1 winner 13 April 2019 12 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2016, 2018)
 Slovenia Group 4 winner 14 April 2019 11 (1994, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2016, 2018)
 Croatia Group 2 winner 14 April 2019 13 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 North Macedonia Group 3 winner 12 June 2019 5 (1998, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Denmark Group 8 winner 12 June 2019 12 (1994, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Hungary Group 7 winner 12 June 2019 11 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Latvia Group 4 runner-up 12 June 2019 0 (debut)
 Portugal Group 6 runner-up 13 June 2019 5 (1994, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006)
 France Group 6 winner 13 June 2019 13 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Russia Group 7 runner-up 13 June 2019 12 (1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016)
 Czech Republic Group 5 winner 13 June 2019 9 (1996, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2018)
 Belarus Group 5 runner-up 13 June 2019 5 (1994, 2008, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Poland Group 1 runner-up 16 June 2019 8 (2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016)
  Switzerland Group 2 runner-up 16 June 2019 3 (2002, 2004, 2006)
 Iceland Group 3 runner-up 16 June 2019 10 (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Montenegro Group 8 runner-up 16 June 2019 4 (2008, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Group 5 third place 16 June 2019 0 (debut)
 Serbia Group 2 third place 16 June 2019 5 (2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 Netherlands Group 4 third place 16 June 2019 0 (debut)
 Ukraine Group 8 third place 16 June 2019 5 (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010)

Note: Bold indicates champion for that year. Italic indicates host for that year.

Draw[edit]

The draw was held at the Erste Bank Campus in Vienna on 28 June 2019.[2][3]

Seeding[edit]

The seedings were announced on 17 June 2019.[4]

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot 4

Squads[edit]

Match officials[edit]

On 21 August 2019, 23 couples were announced.[5] On 27 December 2019, EHF replaced the Serbian referee pair Nenad Nikolić and Dušan Stojković with the Latvian referee pair Zigmārs Sondors and Renārs Līcis, due to an injury and late recovery of Nikolić in late October.[6]

Preliminary round[edit]

All times are local (UTC+1).

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Croatia 3 3 0 0 82 65 +17 6 Main round
2  Belarus 3 2 0 1 94 88 +6 4
3  Montenegro 3 1 0 2 70 84 −14 2
4  Serbia 3 0 0 3 72 81 −9 0
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
9 January 2020
18:15
Belarus  35–30  Serbia Stadthalle Graz, Graz
Attendance: 3,806
Referees: Santos, Fonseca (POR)
Karalek 9 (16–15) Radivojević 6
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9 January 2020
20:30
Croatia  27–21  Montenegro Stadthalle Graz, Graz
Attendance: 5,630
Referees: Brunner, Salah (SUI)
Cindrić 6 (12–13) Grbović 6
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11 January 2020
16:00
Croatia  31–23  Belarus Stadthalle Graz, Graz
Attendance: 6,000
Referees: Bonaventura,Bonaventura (FRA)
Karačić 6 (15–10) Vailupau 8
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11 January 2020
18:15
Montenegro  22–21  Serbia Stadthalle Graz, Graz
Attendance: 5,500
Referees: Madsen, Mortensen (DEN)
Grbović 5 (11–10) Kukić 6
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13 January 2020
18:15
Montenegro  27–36  Belarus Stadthalle Graz, Graz
Attendance: 5,000
Referees: Jørum, Kleven (NOR)
Lipovina 5 (11–17) Vailupau 7
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13 January 2020
20:30
Serbia  21–24  Croatia Stadthalle Graz, Graz
Attendance: 6,500
Referees: Kurtagic, Wetterwik (SWE)
Kukić, Radivojević 4 (10–8) Duvnjak, Stepančić 5
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Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Austria (H) 3 3 0 0 98 87 +11 6 Main round
2  Czech Republic 3 2 0 1 79 76 +3 4
3  North Macedonia 3 1 0 2 79 84 −5 2
4  Ukraine 3 0 0 3 74 83 −9 0
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
(H) Host.
10 January 2020
18:15
Czech Republic  29–32  Austria Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7,070
Referees: Elíasson, Pálsson (ISL)
Hrstka 6 (14–13) Bilyk 12
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10 January 2020
20:30
North Macedonia  26–25  Ukraine Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7,070
Referees: Jørum, Kleven (NOR)
Lazarov 8 (13–10) Ostroushko 5
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12 January 2020
16:00
Czech Republic  27–25  North Macedonia Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 6,642
Referees: Kurtagic, Wetterwik (SWE)
Kašpárek 7 (9–11) Lazarov 11
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12 January 2020
18:15
Austria  34–30  Ukraine Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7,078
Referees: Bonaventura, Bonaventura (FRA)
Bilyk 10 (18–17) Kozakevych 7
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14 January 2020
18:15
Austria  32–28  North Macedonia Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7,623
Referees: Lah, Sok (SVN)
Weber 7 (18–12) Stoilov 5
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14 January 2020
20:30
Ukraine  19–23  Czech Republic Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 4,097
Referees: Santos, Fonseca (POR)
Kozakevych 4 (10–9) Babák 6
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Group C[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Spain 3 3 0 0 102 73 +29 6 Main round
2  Germany 3 2 0 1 88 83 +5 4
3  Netherlands 3 1 0 2 80 94 −14 2
4  Latvia 3 0 0 3 73 93 −20 0
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
9 January 2020
18:15
Germany  34–23  Netherlands Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 4,057
Referees: Lah, Sok (SVN)
Häfner, Kohlbacher 5 (15–13) Smits 7
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9 January 2020
20:30
Spain  33–22  Latvia Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 4,524
Referees: Madsen, Mortensen (DEN)
Fernández Pérez 5 (14–11) Krištopāns 7
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11 January 2020
16:00
Latvia  24–32  Netherlands Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 5,942
Referees: Baďura, Ondogrecula (SVK)
Krištopāns 7 (10–16) Smits 7
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11 January 2020
18:15
Spain  33–26  Germany Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 6,558
Referees: Brunner, Salah (SUI)
A. Dujshebaev 7 (14–11) Pekeler 5
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13 January 2020
18:15
Latvia  27–28  Germany Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 3,540
Referees: Elíasson, Palsson (ISL)
Krištopāns 7 (11–16) Kühn 8
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13 January 2020
20:30
Netherlands  25–36  Spain Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 3,809
Referees: Mažeika, Gatelis (LTU)
Smits 8 (13–17) Maqueda 6
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Group D[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Norway (H) 3 3 0 0 94 80 +14 6 Main round
2  Portugal 3 2 0 1 83 83 0 4
3  France 3 1 0 2 82 79 +3 2
4  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 0 0 3 73 90 −17 0
Updated to match(es) played on 14 January 2020. Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
(H) Host.
10 January 2020
18:15
France  25–28  Portugal Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 7,507
Referees: Sondors, Līcis (LAT)
Mem 5 (11–12) Branquinho 5
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10 January 2020
20:30
Norway  32–26  Bosnia and Herzegovina Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 8,232
Referees: Schulze, Tönnies (GER)
Sagosen 12 (17–12) Prce 7
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12 January 2020
16:00
Portugal  27–24  Bosnia and Herzegovina Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 7,936
Referees: Mažeika, Gatelis (LTU)
Portela 10 (12–11) Prce 5
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12 January 2020
18:15
France  26–28  Norway Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 8,932
Referees: Horáček, Novotný (CZE)
Fabregas 8 (15–14) Sagosen 10
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14 January 2020
18:15
Bosnia and Herzegovina  23–31  France Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 7,937
Referees: Jurinović, Mrvica (CRO)
Panić 9 (13–14) Porte 7
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14 January 2020
20:30
Portugal  28–34  Norway Trondheim Spektrum, Trondheim
Attendance: 9,069
Referees: Baďura, Ondogrecula (SVK)
Areia 5 (14–16) Jøndal 7
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Group E[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Hungary 3 2 1 0 74 67 +7 5 Main round
2  Iceland 3 2 0 1 83 77 +6 4
3  Denmark 3 1 1 1 85 83 +2 3
4  Russia 3 0 0 3 76 91 −15 0
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
11 January 2020
16:00
Hungary  26–25  Russia Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 9,202
Referees: Jurinović, Mrvica (CRO)
Balogh 7 (14–13) Santalov 5
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11 January 2020
18:15
Denmark  30–31  Iceland Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 10,593
Referees: Pavićević, Ražnatović (MNE)
M. Hansen 9 (15–15) Pálmarsson 10
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13 January 2020
18:15
Iceland  34–23  Russia Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 7,099
Referees: Nachevski, Nikolov (MKD)
three players 6 (18–11) Kalarash 6
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13 January 2020
20:30
Denmark  24–24  Hungary Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 8,377
Referees: Sondors, Līcis (LAT)
Bramming 6 (11–13) Balogh 7
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15 January 2020
18:15
Iceland  18–24  Hungary Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 7,587
Referees: Marín, García (ESP)
Pálmarsson, Sigurðsson 4 (12–9) Bánhidi 8
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15 January 2020
20:30
Russia  28–31  Denmark Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 8,978
Referees: Brkić, Jusufhodžić (AUT)
Soroka 6 (15–12) M. Hansen 7
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Group F[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Slovenia 3 3 0 0 76 67 +9 6 Main round
2  Sweden (H) 3 2 0 1 81 68 +13 4
3   Switzerland 3 1 0 2 77 87 −10 2
4  Poland 3 0 0 3 73 85 −12 0
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) goal difference.
(H) Host.
10 January 2020
18:15
Slovenia  26–23  Poland Scandinavium, Gothenburg
Attendance: 7,276
Referees: Horáček, Novotný (CZE)
Blagotinšek, Mačkovšek 5 (13–11) Moryto 8
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10 January 2020
20:30
Sweden  34–21   Switzerland Scandinavium, Gothenburg
Attendance: 11,644
Referees: Marín, García (ESP)
three players 6 (20–13) Schmid 4
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12 January 2020
16:00
Switzerland   31–24  Poland Scandinavium, Gothenburg
Attendance: 8,061
Referees: Brkić, Jusufhodžić (AUT)
Schmid 15 (14–12) Sićko 5
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12 January 2020
18:15
Sweden  19–21  Slovenia Scandinavium, Gothenburg
Attendance: 11,896
Referees: Schulze, Tönnies (GER)
Gottfridsson 5 (9–10) Dolenec 7
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14 January 2020
18:15
Switzerland   25–29  Slovenia Scandinavium, Gothenburg
Attendance: 6,731
Referees: Pavićević, Ražnatović (MNE)
Schmid 8 (10–16) Zarabec 6
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14 January 2020
20:30
Poland  26–28  Sweden Scandinavium, Gothenburg
Attendance: 11,061
Referees: Nikolov, Nachevski (MKD)
Sićko 8 (13–14) four players 5
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Main round[edit]

Points and goals gained in the preliminary group against teams that advance were transferred to the main round.

Group I[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Spain 5 4 1 0 153 127 +26 9[a] Semi-finals
2  Croatia 5 4 1 0 127 113 +14 9[a]
3  Germany 5 3 0 2 141 125 +16 6 Fifth place game
4  Austria (H) 5 1 1 3 139 156 −17 3[b]
5  Belarus 5 1 1 3 138 160 −22 3[b]
6  Czech Republic 5 0 0 5 122 139 −17 0
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) Goal difference.
(H) Host.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Croatia 22–22 Spain
  2. ^ a b Belarus 36–36 Austria
16 January 2020
16:00
Spain  31–25  Czech Republic Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 3,986
Referees: Brunner, Salah (SUI)
A. Dujshebaev, Fernández Pérez 5 (14–9) Zdráhala 8
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16 January 2020
18:15
Croatia  27–23  Austria Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 8,217
Referees: Pichon, Reveret (FRA)
Horvat 6 (13–8) Weber 6
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16 January 2020
20:30
Belarus  23–31  Germany Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 5,267
Referees: Kurtagic, Wetterwik (SWE)
Kulesh 6 (11–18) Kastening 6
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18 January 2020
16:00
Belarus  28–25  Czech Republic Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 6,007
Referees: Mažeika, Gatelis (LTU)
Vailupau 6 (13–11) Zdráhala 7
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18 January 2020
18:15
Spain  30–26  Austria Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 9,232
Referees: Gjeding, Hansen (DEN)
Maqueda 6 (17–16) Božović 5
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18 January 2020
20:30
Croatia  25–24  Germany Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 9,307
Referees: Santos, Fonseca (POR)
Karačić 7 (11–14) four players 4
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20 January 2020
16:00
Croatia  22–21  Czech Republic Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 6,862
Referees: Kurtagic, Wetterwik (SWE)
Mamić 5 (11–9) Zdráhala 7
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20 January 2020
18:15
Belarus  28–37  Spain Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 6,149
Referees: Santos, Fonseca (POR)
Vailupau 8 (16–17) Fernández Pérez, Solé 7
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20 January 2020
20:30
Austria  22–34  Germany Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 9,037
Referees: Nachevski, Nikolov (MKD)
Bilyk 5 (13–16) Kastening 6
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22 January 2020
16:00
Croatia  22–22  Spain Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 7,891
Referees: Mažeika, Gatelis (LTU)
Karačić 10 (11–12) A. Dujshebaev 6
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22 January 2020
18:15
Belarus  36–36  Austria Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 6,897
Referees: Brunner, Salah (SUI)
Vailupau 12 (19–17) Bilyk 7
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22 January 2020
20:30
Czech Republic  22–26  Germany Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna
Attendance: 5,000
Referees: Pavićević, Ražnatović (MNE)
Babák 5 (10–13) Weber 5
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Group II[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Norway 5 5 0 0 157 135 +22 10 Semi-finals
2  Slovenia 5 3 0 2 138 132 +6 6
3  Portugal 5 2 0 3 146 142 +4 4[a] Fifth place game
4  Sweden (H) 5 2 0 3 120 122 −2 4[a]
5  Hungary 5 2 0 3 126 140 −14 4[a]
6  Iceland 5 1 0 4 126 142 −16 2
Source: EHF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head number of goals scored; 5) Goal difference.
(H) Host.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Portugal 4 Pts, +18 GD; Sweden 2 Pts, −4 GD; Hungary 0 Pts, −14 GD
17 January 2020
16:00
Slovenia  30–27  Iceland Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 6,026
Referees: Nachevski, Nikolov (MKD)
Bombač 9 (15–14) Elísson 6
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17 January 2020
18:15
Norway  36–29  Hungary Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 8,078
Referees: Pavićević, Ražnatović (MNE)
Sagosen 7 (20–12) Ligetvári, Nagy 5
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17 January 2020
20:30
Portugal  35–25  Sweden Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 10,135
Referees: Gubica, Milošević (CRO)
three players 6 (15–12) Nilsson, Pettersson 4
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19 January 2020
14:00
Portugal  25–28  Iceland Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 6,199
Referees: Horáček, Novotný (CZE)
Areia, Martins 4 (12–14) Smárason 8
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19 January 2020
16:15
Slovenia  28–29  Hungary Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 8,304
Referees: Raluy, Sabroso (ESP)
Dolenec 8 (16–13) Bánhidi 9
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19 January 2020
18:30
Norway  23–20  Sweden Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 10,141
Referees: Geipel, Helbig (GER)
Sagosen 8 (12–8) Pellas 5
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21 January 2020
16:00
Portugal  24–29  Slovenia Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 3,001
Referees: Gjeding, Hansen (DEN)
Gomes 6 (15–14) Dolenec, Mačkovšek 6
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21 January 2020
18:15
Norway  31–28  Iceland Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 4,725
Referees: Raluy, Sabroso (ESP)
Sagosen 9 (19–12) Guðmundsson 6
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21 January 2020
20:30
Hungary  18–24  Sweden Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 6,977
Referees: Horáček, Novotný (CZE)
Szita 4 (9–10) Gottfridsson, Pellas 5
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22 January 2020
16:00
Portugal  34–26  Hungary Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 2,930
Referees: Geipel, Helbig (GER)
Moreira 7 (16–14) Balogh, Bánhidi 5
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22 January 2020
18:15
Norway  33–30  Slovenia Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 4,824
Referees: Pichon, Reveret (FRA)
Gulliksen 7 (14–13) Cehte, Kodrin 5
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22 January 2020
20:30
Iceland  25–32  Sweden Malmö Arena, Malmö
Attendance: 7,153
Referees: Gubica, Milošević (CRO)
Elísson, Kristjánsson 5 (11–18) Nilsson 7
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Knockout stage[edit]

Bracket[edit]

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
24 January
 
 
 Spain
 
26 January
 
 Slovenia
 
 
 
24 January
 
 
 
 Norway
 
 
 Croatia
 
Third place
 
 
25 January
 
 
 
 
 
 

Semi-finals[edit]

24 January 2020
18:00
Norway  v  Croatia Tele2 Arena, Stockholm
Referees: Raluy, Sabroso (ESP)
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24 January 2020
20:30
Spain  v  Slovenia Tele2 Arena, Stockholm
Referees: Horáček, Novotný (CZE)
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Fifth place game[edit]

25 January 2020
16:00
Germany  v  Portugal Tele2 Arena, Stockholm
Referees: Kurtagic, Wetterwik (SWE)
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Third place game[edit]

25 January 2020
18:30
LSF1 v LSF2 Tele2 Arena, Stockholm
Referees: Geipel, Helbig (GER)
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Final[edit]

26 January 2020
16:30
WSF1 v WSF2 Tele2 Arena, Stockholm
Referees: Nachevski, Nikolov (MKD)
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Ranking and statistics[edit]

Final ranking[edit]

The teams ranked 4th in each group after the completion of the preliminary round matches are ranked 18 to 24, while teams ranked 3rd in each group after the completion of the preliminary round matches are ranked 13 to 18 according to the number of points won in the preliminary round. Places 7 or 8 are attributed to the two teams ranked 4th in the groups, places 9 and 10 are attributed to the two teams ranked 5th in the groups, places 11 and 12 are attributed to the two teams ranked 6th in the group according to the number of points won by the respective teams after completion of the main round matches. Places 1–6 will be decided by play–off or knock–out.

Rank Team
1st, gold medalist(s)
2nd, silver medalist(s)
3rd, bronze medalist(s)
4
5
6
7  Sweden1
8  Austria
9  Hungary
10  Belarus
11  Iceland
12  Czech Republic
13  Denmark2
14  France1
15  North Macedonia
16   Switzerland
17  Netherlands
18  Montenegro
19  Ukraine
20  Serbia
21  Poland
22  Russia
23  Bosnia and Herzegovina
24  Latvia
Team qualified for the 2021 World Men's Handball Championship and the 2020 Summer Olympics
Team qualified for the 2021 World Men's Handball Championship and the Olympic Qualification Tournament
Team qualified for the Olympic Qualification Tournament

1Qualified for the Olympic Qualification Tournament as one of the teams ranked 2nd through 7th at the 2019 World Men's Handball Championship

2Qualified for the 2021 World Men's Handball Championship and the 2020 Summer Olympics as winners of the 2019 World Men's Handball Championship

Statistics[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Men's EHF EURO 2020 bigger and larger than ever before". eurohandball.com. 20 September 2014.
  2. ^ "EHF EURO 2020: Final tournament draw procedure released". eurohandball.com. 25 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Men's EHF EURO 2020 preliminary round groups drawn in Vienna". men2020.ehf-euro.com. 28 June 2019.
  4. ^ "24 teams, six groups: how the EHF EURO 2020 Draw will be done". men2020.ehf-euro.com. 17 June 2019. Archived from the original on 17 June 2019. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Referees named for Men's EHF EURO 2020". eurohandball.com. 21 August 2019.
  6. ^ "New pair of referees nominated for EHF EURO 2020". eurohandball.com. 27 December 2019.

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