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Denmark take on Spain in World Cup final: LIVE UPDATE
2013 Handball World Cup final: Denmark - Spain
17:00 - 15 minutes to kick-off!
17:04 - The players are coming out now. Time for the national anthems and player introductions.
17:08 - Referees introduced. They're from Slovenia.
17:10 - Denmark's national anthem playing. There are a good number of Danish fans in Barcelona.
17:11 - Spain beat Slovenia to get to the final. Denmark overcame Croatia.
17:15 - And they'reoff Spain starts with the ball!!!!!
17:16 - 0-1 to Spain. Garcia scores.
17:17 - Denmark throws it away
17:18 - Niklas Landin!!! Two huge saves for the Danish keeper.
17:19 - But Spanish keeper, Sterbik, saves a shot from Hansen and Spain score again 0-2 through Canellas
17:20 - Denmark miss again and Spain punish Denmark on the counter 0-3! Not the best start for the Danes
17:21 - 1-3. Finally Denmark score. Kasper Søndegaard.
17:22 - 2-3. Spain miss and Denmark score again. This time Rasmus Lauge
17:23 - 2-4. Spain scores from a long shot by Garcia
17:24 - 3-4. Henrik Møllgaard!
17:25 - 3-5 Spain score again through Canellas
17:26 - 4-5 Kasper Søndegaard once again!
17:27 - 4-6 Canellas scores his third goal. With his back to the goal
17:28 - 5-6 Mikkel Hansen blasts one in
17:29 - 5-7 Spain again! And its Canellas once more
17:30 - Both teams miss chances
17:31 - 5-8 Spain pulling away again. This time it's Rivera
17:32 - 6-8 Anders Eggert scores a penalty
17:33 - The Danes look nervous so far
17:34 - 7-8 Eggert again from the wing
17:35 - 7-9 Rivera scores a nice one from the wing
17:36 - Danish substitute keeper Green with a great save
17:37 - 8-9 Søndegaard gets his third!
17:38 - 8-10 Canellas penalty shot
17:39 - 8-11 Rivera once again. Danes falling behind
17:40 - 8-12 Spain up by four now. Danes look bewildered
17:41 - 8-13 Spain are running over the Danes at the moment. Their keeper is a beast. Coach Wilbek takes a timeout
17:42 - 9-13 Finally! Markussen bangs one home from distance
17:43 - 9-14 Spain on another counter
17:44 - 9-15 Canellas scores . Spain are now six up. It's looking bad. Really bad.
17:45 - 9-16 A lob from Rivera. It's looking like a massacre.
17:46 - 10-16 Hans Lindberg finally scores for Denmark
17:47 - 10-17 Enterrios getting in on the Spanish fiesta now
17:49 - 10-18 Aguinagalde twisting and turning his way through the feeble Danish defense
17:50 - Halftime: Denmark are eight goals behind after playing one of the worst halves of handball in years. It's looking like another silver medal unless they completely change their game. Wilbek will have a few choice words for that first half performance.
18:05 - My kingdom for a miracle. Second half kicks off. Denmark miss and Spain are taking their time. Landin saves!
18:06 - 11-18 Møllgaard scores. Operation miracle is off and running
18:07 - 11-19 Spain back on track thanks to Aguinagalde
18:08 - 11-20 Long shot from Maqueda
18:09 - 11-21 Amazing. Spain are destroying the Danes now
18:10 - 11-22 It's getting embarrassing now. Biggest disparity between two final teams since early 1990's
18:11 - Hansen throws it away again. He's been a shadow of his usual self
18:12 - 11-23 Maqueda piles on the misery
18:13 - 11-24 This game is over. Hansen is yanked. Denmark's worst performance EVER! And it happens in the World Cup final.
18:14 - 11-25 The farce continues. Denmark hasnt lost so far in this tournament...until now
18:16 - 11-26 Danes on their way to their biggest defeat in over 20 years
18:17 - 12-26 Wow. Nøddesbo gets one. Denmark's first goal in ages
18:18 - 12-27 Canellas once again
18:19 - 12-28 Canellas again.
18:20 - 12-29 Rivera gets his sixth- Denmark look like an amatuer team
18:21 - Sterbik is saving everything. Huge game for th Spanish keeper. Man of the match hands down
18:22 - 13-29 Markussen scores a long shot.
18:23 - 14-29 Wow, Denmark score two in row for the first time since the opening of the game. Mikkel Hansen
18:24 - 15-29 Møllgaard. But it's all too little too late.
18:25 - 15-30 Montoro. Unitl now the biggest World Cup final spanking was in 1958 when Sweden beat Czekoslovakia 22-12
18:27 - Ten minutes left of this Danish nightmare.
18:27 - Spain are playing their reserves now
18:28 - 15-31 the hits keep coming
18:29 - 15-32 and coming
18:31 - Sterbik has saved 45 percent of all shots. Class
18:31 - 15-33
18:32 - 16-33
18:33 - 16-34
18:34 - Five minutes left. The Spanish fans and players are celebrating already.
18:35 - Denmark miss again
18:36 - 17-34 Toft pulls one back
18:37 - 18-34 Penalty from Eggert. Eggert will at least finish as tournament top scorer.
18:38 - This defeat will be the biggest in coach Wilbek's career !
18:38 - 18-35 Spain keep scoring
18:39 - 19-35 Danes score in last second.
Denmark are soundly spanked in the most lopsided final in handbal history.