Spain falls to China but still has options in the World Cup


The Spanish table tennis team fell this Sunday decisively against China (0-3) in its third match in the World Team Championship, which is being held in Busan (South Korea), but continues with options of pass phase.

The day began with the confrontation between María Xiao and Sun Yingsha, in which the Spanish player was defeated by the Asian (3-11, 5-11, 4-11). Next, Sofia-Xuan Zhang faced Chen Meng, from whom she managed to take a game before losing 1-3 (11-8, 4-11, 3-11, 5-11).

Finally, Elvira Rad, who was making her debut with the senior Spanish team, faced Chen Xingtong, who won three direct games, with partial scores of 7-11, 6-11 and 4-11, thus closing the match in favor of the team. Chinese.

Spain is already thinking about India, a duel scheduled for Tuesday, February 20 at 9:00 a.m. Spanish peninsular time. This match is presented as a crucial opportunity for the team, since a victory would mean qualification to the knockout rounds of the championship.