First match of this round of groupes wa played by Zvezda Zvenigorod and Buducnost Podgorica, to decide the new leader of this group.
First half has beought a claerly home dominance, where Buducnost has played without Woltering in the goal, injured. Before the break the home team had an advantage of five goals, 17-12.
Second half was also a Russian one, the score’s evolution: 18-14, 19-15, 22-16, Buducnost seemed to not finding the rhythm of the game. Alexandra Lacrabere, Anna Viakhirjeva, Julija Nikolic and Ludmila Postnova showed a brilliant play in Russian attack, and after ten minutes in the second half was 24-16. Buducnost made efforts to reduce the gap, but Russians had a good day, when everything went great. Final result: 31-25.
Topscorers: Alexandra Lacrébere, Julija Nikolic and Ludmila Postnova(Zvezda Zvenigorod)9 goals each and Milena Knezevic (Buducnost) 9 goals
Result: Zvezda Zvenigorod-Buducnost Podgorica 31-25 (17-12)
In the other match of the group Thüringer HC visited Viborg in Denmark, getting a deserved victory and keeping open their chances for the Main Round.
Result: Viborg HK – Thüringer HC 26-29 (11-16)
Topscorers: Isabelle Gulldén(VHK) 12 goals and Katrine Engel (THC) 8 goals