Four years ago in January the two team met in the quarterfinals; Hungary won 18-6. That was their last clash at the European Championships until today.
The score was different this time, but Hungary remained in the better position. The team beat France 16-3 in the quarterfinals, which means they advanced to the Semis and will face Spain. France will play with Greece for 5-8th place.
Overall, while France played well, Hungary was expected to be better and score more goals.
Hungary – France 16-3 (5-2, 3-1, 5-0, 3-0)