Handbalster Tess Wester + Friday a lot of the 27-21 defeat against France in the semi-finals of the european CHAMPIONSHIP. The keeper however was so realistic that she recognized that there had resident.
“France was just a bit too big for us”, said Wester in the AccorHotels Arena in Paris for the camera of Ziggo Sport.
“We began well in the second half and made a number of good goals, but as soon as we get some more chances missed, were they with us. It becomes a difficult story.”
The netherlands came in the opening stages of the second half even at the same height (13-13, and 14-14), but also by the failure of an Martine Smeets and Jessy Kramer could not continue to be given.
“The whole tournament is there, an appeal is made on our physical condition. We have two days less rest than France. Noticed you today,” said Wester.
“It is difficult to say whether the injuries of Smith and Kramer are a direct result of the busy schedule, but it certainly plays well.”
“I think I lta have performed’
Wester can not yet look back on a successful tournament. She has a for her to do low reddingspercentage and was therefore also all the necessary criticism to endure.
“I also think that I lta have performed well in the matches that we have played. But it is still the team that have to be there, so yes…”, she sighed. “I think we always can be proud of what we are performing. Again, We have a final tournament, the final four met. Of course, it is a pity that we are not in the game.”
The netherlands is by the defeat condemned to the battle for the bronze. Orange takes it Sunday at 14.00 against Romania in the other semi-final was no match for Russia: 28-22.
Orange presented two years ago at the previous european CHAMPIONSHIPS in Sweden to the finals, but grip when after a nerve-wracking battle with Norway in addition to the gold: 30-29.