Spain edged-past 2018 runners-up Brazil in straight sets to complete an all-European semi-final roster at the World Championships in Heraklion.
The Iberian team will confront the hosting nation in the semis, a repetition of the 2018 tournament which saw Greece winning the world title.
Virginia FernandezRoblez made 13 saves to inspire the Spanish to a great victory, while Greece needed the shoot-out to defeat Argentina.
Germany found little resistance from Portugal in the first set, but the second one was a close-fight.Moellmann scored six of her total eight points and Filter made ten saves, to ensure Germany would move to the semi-finals, where they will meet the Netherlands.
The orange team advanced thanks to Anna Buter’s only save in the dramatic last quarter-final, which was decided in the shoot-out. Krista Mol scored with the last shot of the game to keep the Netherlands’ dream of lifting the trophy alive.
Greece - Argentina 2-1 (22:33, 19:16, 8:6)
Spain - Brazil 2-0 (13:11, 18:16)
Portugal - Germany 0-2 (12:20, 8:10)
Denmark - Netherlands 1-2 (24:26, 25:24, 10:11)