First-class attack hands Valcea superb win in comeback

  • Eight players scored at least two goals for Valcea, with left wing Ann Grete Norgaard leading the way with seven goals
  • Valcea dominated the game, as Bietigheim led only twice, but the German side failed to contain an attack that had a 68 per cent attacking efficiency
  • Valcea travel to Brest Bretagne next week, while Bietigheim host Buducnost

SCM Ramnicu Valcea (ROU) vs SG BBM Bietigheim (GER) 34:27 (20:18)

There was little defence played by the two sides until the break, as the high-octane, intense action Valcea rode their luck and took back the lead, 20:18, enjoying a superb 80 per cent shot efficiency.

Boasted by a 5:1 run to start the second half, spurred by Brazilian back Samara da Silva, Valcea took off and never looked back.

Valcea led by as many as seven goals in the second half, yet their lack of depth and experience brought back Bietigheim in the game.

TEXT: Adrian Costeiu/amc


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