Larvik HK outplayed the russian team Dinamo Volgograd in Champions League Saturday. The russians never had a chance against the strong norwegian team who finally won by 21 goals, 41-20.
Done by halftime
Larvik HK got a flying start and was in solid 8-1 lead before the russians managed to get their second goal. The distance got bigger and bigger throughout the first period and Larvik HK could go to half time with a lead of 15 goals, 24-9.
– It’s always hard to have a such big lead to half time. We agreed on to put the first period behind us, and to go out and win the second half, coach Ole Gustav Gjekstad told Timeout Magazine.
The norwegian team did as planned and won the second half too, but got a little off track in the end of the match.
Larvik HK could celebrate a 21 goal victory at the end of the match.
– We’re winning with 21 goals and know we could end up in a situation where we need this goals. And we’re not going to lose with 21 goals in Russia. I can promise you that, a secure and happy Ole Gustav Gjekstad tells Timeout Magazine right after the big victory.
Larvik HK – Dinamo Volgograd, Arena Larvik, Larvik, Norway
Result: 41-20 (24-9)
Suspensions: LHK 2 x 2 min, Dinamo 6 x 2 min
Referees: Thierry Dentz and Denis Reibel, France
Tonje Larsen (3), Sara Breistøl (1), Heidi Løke (8), Tine Rustad Kristiansen (4), Kari Mette Johansen (5), Karoline Dyhre Breivang (1), Nora Mørk (10), Gro Hammerseng (3), Linn-Kristin Ullevoldsæter Riegelhuth (4), Linn Jørum Sulland (2), Lene Rantala, Tine Stange, Olga Medvedeva, Cecilie Leganger
Tatiana Kmyrova (4), Ksenia Milova (3), Anna Kochetova (2), Valentina Gonscharova, Daria Makarova (2), Elena Avdekova, Viktoriya Tymoshenkova, Nataliya Danshina (3), Elena Fomina, Aleksandra Stepanova (2), Ksenia Makeeva (2), Ekaterina Grebenkina, Viktoriya Borschencko (1), Marina Lambevska (1)