16.03.2014, Group 2, Gyor
Györi Audi ETO KC 31 : 29 Larvik
In the women’s handball Champions League, Gyori Audi ETO KC defeated Larvik 31-29, and as a Group winner got into the Final Four in Budapest where they will play in the semifinal against the Danish champions Midtjylland.
In front of their home crowd Gyor began very convincing, they pulled away with 3-1 but Larvik rebounded, and the score was 5-4 for the away team. Gyor’s attack was weak and only a good performance of Orsolya Herr was keeping them in the game with two goals deficit 6-8.
But Gyor amazing back line woke up and tied the match to 9-9, and soon after took the lead with 12-11, a sign that the champions were back on the right track. The advantage lasted to the half time break., 14-12.
In the first minutes of the second half, Gyor found their game and made comfortable lead of 4 goals(!16:12). Larvik, however, responded as in the first half, with excellent play starring Anja Hammarseng-Edin and equalized in the 40th minute to 19-19. Gyor had the game under control throughout the whole second half, as soon as Larvik equalized, they would took the lead back and increase it to two goals difference. In the end victory was not questionable and the home team celebrated their first placement in the Final Four with final score 31-29.
Györi Audi ETO KC: Görbicz 7, Bulatovic 6, Loke 5, Amorim 4, Bognar-Bodi 3, Kovacsics 3, Boczko-Hornyak 1, Korsos 1, Orban 1, Herr -, Hornyak -, Lunde -, Redei-Soos -, Sirian -, Tervel -;
Larvik: 11 Hammerseng-Edin, 7 Mörk, 3 Hammerseng-Edin, 3 Sulland, 2 Kristiansen, 2 Stange, 1 Johansen, – Blanco, – Breistoel, – Breivang, – Hasanic, – Koren Riegelhuth,- Kristiansen,- Loke,- Lund,- Rantala
REFEREES: Dalibor Jurinovic (CRO) Marko Mrvica (CRO)
EHF-DELEGATE: Svetlana Obucina (SRB)
16.03.2014, Group 1, Ikast
FC Midtjylland 26 : 20 Thüringer HC
In the Ikast-Brande Arena, Midtjylland hosted Thüringer HC for the ultimate battle for a spot in the semi-finals of the Champions League. In a game in which the hosts demonstrated fast and secure handball, the guests were beaten by 20:26 (10:15). Most successful scorers were Line Anna Jorgensen (FCM) and Alexandrina Barbosa (THC) with six goals.
FC Midtjylland: Jörgensen 6, Groot 5, Jensen 5, Thorsgaard 4, Jörgensen 3, Woller 2, Troelsen 1, Boegelund -, Egestorp -, Englert -, Möller -, Olsen -, Rasmussen -, Rasmussen -, Sommer -, Spellerberg -;
Thüringer HC: 6 Cabral Barbosa, 4 Nadgornaja, 3 Frey, 3 Luzumova, 1 Engel, 1 Huber, 1 Mietzner, 1 Smeets, – Althaus,- Krause, – März, – Snelder,
REFEREES: Ferenc Bonifert (HUN) Viktor Oláh (HUN)
EHF-DELEGATE: Bjorn Hogsnes (NOR)
|1 Vardar Skopje (Macedonia)||6||3||2||1||154-142||+12||8|
|2 Midtjylland (Denmark)||6||3||1||2||152-147||+5||7|
|3 Thüringer HC (German)||6||3||1||2||157-156||+1||7|
|4 Sävehof (Swedish)||6||–||2||4||149-167||-18||2|
|1 GYOR AUDI ETO KC||6||4||2||–||160-147||+13||10|
|2 Buducsnoszt Podgorica (Montenegro);||6||3||3||–||149-126||+23||9|
|3 Larvik (Norway)||6||1||1||4||134-147||-13||3|
|4 Krim Ljubljana (Slovenia)||6||1||–||5||133-156||-23||2|