Montenegro, Greece, and Croatia claimed the final three spots in the Tokyo Olympic men’s water polo field at last week’s World Qualification Tournament.
The Saturday part of the second round in the Champions League brought four one-sided matches. The eight Group B team combined for 101 goals.
Spain, Croatia, Hungary and Italy all won close battles in the quarterfinals to stay in the medal hunt at World Championships.
Serbia will face Croatia for the 2019 World League Super Final title on Sunday after both won their semifinal contests on Saturday.
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.
Title-holder Olympiacos Piraeus topped Pro Recco 12-11 and Zodiac Barceloneta bested FTC-Telekom Budapest (HUN) 9-7 in Friday’s Champions League semifinals.
Olympiacos (GRE) prevailed against Barceloneta (ESP) in a low-scoring match while Recco (ITA) overcame Jug (CRO) in a gruelling fight.
Olympiacos (GRE) meets Barceloneta (ESP) while Recco (ITA) faces Jug (ITA) in the semi-finals.