Szeged get Overdue win over Celje in MOTW
MOL-Pick Szeged were ready to get a task, taking on RK Celje Pivovarna Lasko from the Match of the Week in the year 2019.
It was what the in VELUX EHF Champions League Group B got: just an objective out of Jorge Maqueda with just seven minutes left on the clock prevented from falling a point in Slovenia: 29:28.
William Accambray has been Celje’s finest scorer with nine goals while match champion Jorge Maqueda watched seven
Celje’s R-OK Ovnicek obtained the Player of the Match award, presented by Gorenje
Szeged wrapped up second place as Flensburg lost at Motor Zaporozhye
Only in the initial two minutes Celje could actually take the lead on the board. But Szeged remained ahead – although &lsquo rsquo; didn’lsquo & t mean;breaking a way. ’
Szeged went a max of 3 goals ahead . Thanks to a essential Dean Bombac, that scored five in the first half, Szeged got their hands on the match on, showing an impressive offensive efficiency.
Celje did score 16 in the meantime, using Tilen Kodrin fitting Bombac’therefore operation, but at half-time, the hosts were down by 2 (18:16).
The 2nd part remained a thing, as Szeged opened a three-goal gap up once. And that has been a long time from the ending, with 15 minutes left.
Directed R-OK Ovnicek and by William Accambray, if the French abandoned scored 50 minutes in the final 29, Celje came back to level the score in 28:28.
However, Jorge Maqueda piled off rsquo Szeged &;s last attack, when he found a gap in rsquo & Celje;s defence with just seven minutes. An extremely last attempt from Celje soon stranded, committing exactly the 2 points to Szeged.
“It was incredible atmosphere from the hall, a MOTW,” Szeged trainer Juan Pastor explained. “We lived through all the issues now, and at the end we revealed personality at which we revealed we’d like to win, and also at the end did so. ”
Toma ž Ocvirk, his Celje counterpart, said: “My team revealed their heart, gave everything but we left way too many mistakes. Szeged revealed their quality at the ending if they were able to show round the result. ”
The result has guaranteed the side that they are three points and also seven points free from third-place SG Flensburg-Handewitt using three rounds remaining. Flensburg lost on Sunday to Motor Zaporozhye in a simultaneous match.
TEXT: Kevin Domas / ew