Decisive Ends as the Champions League returns

The World Championship in Denmark and Germany held the attention of these guys ’s handball entire world in January. But that the VELUX EHF Champions League has returned and also the race into Cologne continues.

This first round of the season has been lacking a few players because of injuries that happened over the rest.  

Vardar quiet the entire planet champion

After winning the World Championship Nikolaj Jakobsen was unable to bring that confidence to his Rhein-Neckar Löwen players after the championship at the game in the contest.

The Mannheim ‘rsquo & Lions; had a trip from H-C Vardar with the Macedonian side bringing in the two points after a three-goal triumph, 30:27.

Vardar are to challenge ccedil Bar &;a Lassa to the top spot in Group A, being three points behind with three matches left to playwith.

Record Outofreach for Barça

FC Barçthere were a Lassa brought down in Group A to earth. Telekom Veszprém H-C loathed Xavi Pascual & rsquo 10th anniversary as Bar & ccedil; a Lassa trainer with a triumph 29:26, in your home.

It was Pascual’s 42nd conquer in 559 games responsible for the team. Barçthe nine-game winning streak was their next best at the annals of the rivalry and also a still possess a high-value lead on summit of the team. But their record of 12 are not defeated on this season.

Welcome back, Vranjes

Afterwards departing Veszprém in the collapse, ljubomir Vranjes returned into the rivalry. Now, he is head trainer of IFK Kristianstad, where he replaced Ola Lindgren.

Vranjes has his job cut out for him with Kristianstad, who would have jumped into the crucial place with a win on Saturday at the struggle for the 16. However a narrow loss in Vranjes’ first game — 33:34 against PGE Vive Kielce — leaves the team on the base of Group A.

With three games left to play at the category, the fight between Kristianstad, HC Meshkov Brest and also Montpellier HB for the final ticket into the 16 will probably be hard.

Szeged are safe

It’s relatively safe to say it really is tougher to learn that teams will qualify from Group B, since there are only 4 points between also last as well as third place.

MOL-Pick Szeged reserved their ticket after a dramatic triumph at the Match of the Week 29:28, against RK Celje Pivovarna Lasko, where Jorge Maqueda scored the winning goal with seven minutes left on the clock.

Szeged are on 17 points at 2nd place — seven points ahead of third place with six points left to play for.