Last-16 PREVIEW: Nantes have never won against Rhein-Neckar Löwen. Each of the French side’therefore hopes rest on stopping that listing at the next leg of their Previous 16 this weekend — however Löwen are decided to end their very particular curse

After dropping 2 Mannheim 10 days past, the natives don’t have any choice but to win against Rhein-Neckar Löwen should they would like to qualify for the VELUX EHF Champions League quarter-finals. 

While Nantes could earn their next consecutive ticket for those quarterfinals, the side have not reached that period of the competition as 2014.

  • Löwen won the first leg at home 34:32

  • The teams played against each other 3 times at the past two seasons, also Nantes never won a match Before last weekand rsquo;s win for Löwen, the two previous Champions League games had finished with a draw

  • The side have been eliminated in the Previous 16 the past four seasons

  • Löwen’s Andy Schmid only needs two goals to choose the top scorer spot. The Swiss Play Maker now tallies 86 goals, just one significantly less than Montpellier’s Melvyn Richardson

  • “We all know very well what the keys into the game are likely to be: We will need to stop Schmid and Kohlbacher. Those two hurt us a lot last week” says Nantes line player Nicolas Tournat

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