In the most interesting match of the Final 8 stage in EHF VELUX Champions League, Vardar defeated Flensburg in Skopje with same goal diference, but Flensburg will advance in the final stage because of more goals scored at away game. It was perfect scenery for Vardar, their fans were ready and eager to help their team reach the FinalFour, but Flensburg was not impressed. The guest played inspiring first half, they were in the lead, and reached four goals advantage 7-3 in the early stages of the first half. First Angelov, and then Malumbres could not shine like in the first lag, on the other side Andersson was at his task, probably the crucial difference in the two defenses. At the end of the first half, Knudssen crushed every hope that Vardar had, for the Final 4, scoring for 10-15. But the dream of home fans guided Vardar to miraculous second half. Flensburg could only hold on
and could only control the match for 10 minutes, but in the last 20 minutes there was only one team on the court. In 45th minute Vardar managed to equalized to 19-19, took the lead in 47th minute, and with two goals by Dujshebaev, 8 minutes to the end they were in the Final Four. After the second time out, team of coach Vranjesh managed to keep their cool, and had the last attack of the match , and 20 second to spare for two goals difference. In the last attack, Spanish referees gave 7 meters to the guests, which Eggert used for a Final Four result 27:25. Top scorer
for the home team was Brumen with 7, and Eggert scored 7 times for his team.