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First victory in the group for Metz

photo: Metz Handball/Com1Sport
First victory in the group for Metz

In group A Metz met German champions from THC. The guests took their first points in the first round against Norwegian debutant, meanwhile Metz lost in a close encounter in Moraca Hall from Podgorica.

In Metz the match started with equal results 3-3, 4-4, the two teams made a close game, with good goalkeeper performances, many mistakes and turnovers. Metz finished the first thirty minutes with one goal advantage, 11 – 10.

In the second part THC had major problems with the scoring efficiency, literally they could not find the goal and their defence seemed to not work properly either. Metz’s Slovenian right-back Ana Gros was back to old herself, scoring six in this game and hosts managed to defeat Herbert Müller’s team clearly, 25 – 18.

Metz Handball – Thüringer HC 25 – 18 (11 – 10)

Goals:

Metz: Gros 6, Smits 6, Aoustin 5, Zaadi 4, Luciano 2, Flippes 1, Pop-Lazic 1

THC: Niederwieser 3, Wohlbold 3, Engel-Houette-Luzumova-Planeta-Van de Wiel 2 goals each and Jakubisova 1

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