GROUP 1 REVIEW: Kobenhavn led at half-time by three aims , however they could not retain their advantage and then split the things together with Odense from the derby
In Group 1, the three teams Rostov-Don, Metz and Buducnost have good chances to progress to the quarterfinal, therefore the derby matches between Odense and Kobenhavn should play an important function.
Kobenhavn and Odense had been flat on three points prior to their clash, and they remain flat on four points after their clash in the capital ended at a 24:24 draw.
- Both sides currently have four factors, together with Kobenhavn staying in fourth position thanks to their superior goal difference
- Kelly Dulfer was Kobenhavn’s greatest scorer with four aims; Freja Kyndboel netted seven times to get Odense
- Kobenhavn will perform at Metz on Sunday; Odense will meet Rostov-Don
In the league, Odense are currently ten things ahead of the fourth-placed Kobenhavn and have a flawless record. Nevertheless, despite the difference in the league standings, the two sides were not able to be divided following a struggle.
Their defence improved and had an impressive during the next seven minutes to pull ahead 8:4, although Odense’d the brighter start, carrying a 4:2 guide by the second. Mette Tranborg’s two goals helped Odense to cut the deficit to 8:6, yet Kobenhavn, that were led by Hanna Blomstrand and Mai Kragballe Nielsen, revived a four-goal guide (11:7). Kobenhavn maintained a three-goal lead after the first half (12:9).
However, Odense were the far superior team early in the 2nd half and reacted after the break . Aims by Freja Kyndboel and Stine Jorgensen helped the traffic to draw level at 15:15 by the 40th minute.
With two minutes to go, they were still level at 23:23, also Jenny Alm put Kobenhavn ahead until Kyndboel equalised with her seventh goal from the game 30 minutes from your buzzer. Kobenhavn called for a timeout and had the opportunity to win the match on the strike, however Alm missed her shotas well as the teams split up the points.