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Date: 8/19/2018

The second day of the 5-8 Placement Matches starts the final day of games at Poland 2018.

In the two all-European ties, EURO W17 champions Germany take on Denmark for fifth place, while Netherlands face Spain for 7/8 place.

All games will be streamed live HERE, IHF referee and officials nominations HERE.

Day Two: 5-8 Placement Matches - Sunday 19 August, Hall Legionow
All times local

5/6 Placement Match: Germany vs Denmark 1300 hrs

Denmark can better their lowest-ever position in the IHF Women’s Youth World Championship with a win in this clash, but a loss will see them equal it.

These two teams met a year ago at W17 EHF EURO in Slovakia as the Germans were five up at half-time (12:7), before finishing with a 20:18 victory on their way to the championship. German 'keeper Charley Zenner was awarded best player for her team and Aimee Von Pereira top-scored (on six goals with Dana Bleckmann) while Emilie Bodholdt Steffensen grabbed 10 for Denmark.

In one year not much has changed as Steffensen scored nine in Denmark's two-goal (31:29) win over Netherlands yesterday in the first round of matches, while Von Pereira scored crucial goals and Charley Zenner ended with some impressive stats - 13 saves out of 33 shots in their 24:20 victory over Spain.

"It's always fun to play against Germany, they are kind of our enemies," said Danish goalkeeper Anna Opstrup Kristensen, who made two crucial saves in the shoot out. "We always like to win against them, they beat us last time around in the EURO and we were a little bit disappointed and we just want to show we can have our revenge, so to say."

7/8 Placement Match: Spain vs Netherlands 1030 hrs

"We tried to improve our game in defence," said Spain coach Alfredo Rodriguez about their first-round 5-8 Placement Match loss to Germany. "Unfortunately, we made a lot of mistakes in the attack and when you are playing in the world championship, you can’t make many mistakes."

Spain will hope to not make any further mistakes against the Netherlands as both teams look to end their Poland 2018 campaign - and this generation - with a win to take home.