Spain, Croatia, Hungary and Italy all won close battles in the quarterfinals to stay in the medal hunt at World Championships.
Day 1 of men’s water polo at the World Championships began and ended with draws, while the middle six matches were won by a minimum of nine goals.
Serbia will face Croatia for the 2019 World League Super Final title on Sunday after both won their semifinal contests on Saturday.
Australia was the surprise of the quarterfinals, ousting Hungary in a penalty shootout victory, while Croatia, Spain and Serbia followed with dominant wins.
The European favorites all came through with wins on the final day of group play at the men’s water polo World League Super Final.
Day 2 of the Men’s Super Final brought two blowouts care of Japan and Australia and two nailbiters with Hungary and Serbia outlasting their foes.
The Men’s Water Polo World League Super Final kicked off with a bang as newcomer Canada bested the 2018 silver medalists from Hungary 10-9 amid two blowouts.