The Brazilian team got into trouble in the men’s water polo tournament when it lost to Hungary, the hosts, by 20-6 in the Water Sports World Cup, which is being played in Budapest. With the result, the team is the bottom of Group A with two defeats and needs to beat Montenegro Saturday, in the last round to have any chance of classification.
In the debut, Tuesday, Brazil was defeated by Georgia by 14 to 10 and faced this Thursday the favorite of the group, which is Hungary. The game was practically resolved in the first quarter, when the home team managed to open a 7-1 lead. After that, as much as they fought a lot in the pool, the Brazilian team couldn’t touch the scoreboard at any time and saw the opponent win the victory with tranquility by 20 to 6.
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On Saturday, Brazil takes on Montenegro, which lost to Hungary 12-8 in its debut and this Thursday defeated Georgia in a hard-fought 10-9 game. selection needs to surprise the opponent and win in the last round.
Furthermore, it would help an unlikely Georgia victory over Hungary, which would leave Brazil in third. If Hungarians and Brazilians win in the last round, the home team advances in first, while the other three end in a tie with one win and two defeats, making the definition of the classifieds happen in the tiebreaker criteria.
According to the regulations of the Water Polo World Cup, the first place in each group advances straight to the quarterfinals, while whoever finishes second and third will play in the round of 16.
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