The 5-th round  of  Hungarian national League Pick Szeged defeted the newcomers from Győr ,  the local men’s team  plans to be a man’s counterpart of women’s Gyor ETO Audi. Besides the two top Hungarian teams (Szeged, Veszprém) Győr also signed with some new Spanish players and a trainer. The squad also consists of a former national team members and some talented youngsters. Former Pick player Bence Simon who now plays for Győr, and Pick’s Montenegrin international Lasica didn’t take part in this match due to injury.
The match started better for the home team as they gained a two-goal lead after six minutes (4-2). Szeged quickly reorganized their game, goals by Balogh and Mindegia equalized the score, but then Győr managed to keep their lead until the 20th minute. Goals came from both sides, but sleepy Szeged could only take over at the very end of the first half (10-11).
In the second half however Szeged quickly let Győr know that they intended to leave with two points. Giant goals by Ancsin and much better defense resulted in a constantly growing lead. In the last fifteen minutes only the goal difference was in question. Thanks to their confident lead Pick decided to try several different tactical variations including one by young right wing Gidai and Bosnian pivot Vranjes who scored in the final moments.
On Wednesday a much harder task awaits Pick Szeged on home ground when the meet Balatonfüred.
ETO-SZESE – Pick Szeged 19:31 (10-11)
Best scorers: Mota 5 / Mindegia-Ancsin 6, Larholm-Sulc 4