LAST 16 PREVIEW: Once reaching the Previous 16 for the first time, Sporting aim to Get the Most out of the house leg against Veszprém

Can Sporting write history — again?

This was a historic season for Sporting CP, since they became the first Portuguese team ever to achieve on the VELUX EHF Last 16 period. Could they continue and defeat Telekom Veszprém HC? 

1 thing is sure, the Hungarian side aren’t prepared to fall in this time of your competitors again.

Sporting CP (POR) versus Telekom Veszprém HC (HUN) 
Sunday 24 March, 18:00 local time, live on

  • Here really is the first time that the teams will face each other from the VELUX EHF

  • This is also the first time a Portuguese team has played the Previous 16, since the current format has been introduced 2010

  • Since the beginning of the group period, Sporting lost twice in the home, to Silkeborg and Presov

  • Last season, Veszprém were eliminated in the Previous 16 by Skjern 

  • The Hungarian side suffered their first defeat since November last Sunday, against national competitions Pick Szeged

TEXT: Kevin Domas / C G


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