Besancon Overlook on quarter-final berth

Besancon had an opportunity to claim the last spot if they be at Viborg, although all but one of those eight Women & rsquo; s EHF Cup quarter finalists were based on the last day of drama.

Yet even though having a brilliant beginning, the side fundamentally lost 26:29, handing second place on another round.

Bietigheim finished the group phase with six things and three wins, yet which had not been enough to proceed through. Just before Round 6, Storhamar and Esbjerg had grabbed the quarter-final places from Group A, so rsquo & the team;s 12-goal triumph was a matter of honor.

Magura failed to impress suffering their sixth straight defeat at the competition. a negative experience may be helpful for that team & rsquo; s further development, although the side was not prepared to play at this level.

Group-b
Siófok KC Hungary (HUN) vs TusSies Metzingen (GER) 32:25 (13:11)

Siófok, that are widely seen among the favourites for rsquo & the Women;s EHF Cup, demonstrated their caliber all through the whole class period, winning all six games. The home game against Metzingen wasn’t any exclusion, as the Hungarian team took it seriously and won by seven aims.

At half-time, Siófok have been up by only two aims (13:11), yet they accelerated after the rest. While Kelly Vollebregt and Monika Kobylinska netted six times for Metzingen simone Bohme and Mireya Gonzalez Alvarez were the best scorers of the home side with seven goals each day.

The team, that overcome but lost four other group games, finished in third place.

The derby wasn’t really just a legitimate conflict, as Herning-Ikast were prominent throughout the whole game and claimed two things. While their rivals stayed bottom in Group B, the side finished 2nd with eight things.

For Sävehof, the European season has been ineffective. Following six defeats as many ladies ’s EHF Champions League games and also an early elimination from that tournament, they moved onto lose six times from the EHF Cup.

“There’s nothing positive that we can choose out of this game. Before the game I presumed that we would have the possibility, but we didn’t deserve it now,” explained Sävehof’s trainer Rasmus Overby.

His team’s defence have been not able to prevent Herning-Ikast’s Helene Fauske. The Norwegian shirts rsquo & the competition and scored 12 goals;s finished graph with 50 aims.

GROUP C
E.S.Besancon Feminin (FRA) vs Viborg HK (DEN) 26:29 (14:14)

It had been a dream start into the game for Besancon. While her teammates scored a single goal after another out of fast breaks Goal keeper Zeljana Stojak shone with a few saves. By the minute the club headed 6:2.

Viborg had secured first place in the category, yet they didn’t want to get rid of their streak from the competition. Together with three minutes left of this first half, Viborg had attracted degree.

As the game declared, Viborg took the top hand and took a 17:15 guide five minutes. Besancon continued to fight and did not allow the visitors to pull clear for a long time.

However, at the last ten minutes, Viborg’s higher quality demonstrated. By the closing moments of the game the visitors had Besancon, also an unassailable lead ’s expectation for a spot died to Kuban’s joy.

GROUP D
SCM Craiova (ROU) vs Super Amara Bera Bera (ESP) 26:23 (13:11)

The Women’s EHF Cup is going to have a brand new winner this season, as the title holders Craiova have been eradicated following the group phase. That was known on Saturday after Nykøbing’s triumph at Podravka, so Craiova’s victory against Bera Bera was merely a consolation.

Plagued by injuries, the side finished third with five points at Team D. Their attack struggled with only 126 aims scored, although they ought to be credited for the best defence in the competition that was whole, devoting only 136 aims.

Bera Bera had an alternative way of their game, as they both scored and conceded the most goals in the category, 172 and 170 . Out of finishing position yet the side was not prevented by this spacious style.

TEXT: Sergey Nikolaev/jh