Last round in Group C continued with the match between Győri Audi ETO KC and Rostov-Don in Hungary in the Audi Arean in front of 5207 spectators. Rostov arrived without Anna Sen, Ekaterina Ilina, Vladlena Bobrovnikova and Ana Paula Rodriguez to this meet, as from Győr only Zsuzsanna Tomori is missing.
The first half was a close race where the two teams were chasing each other, none of the teams had more than one goal lead during this part of the game, both Győr and Rostov were in lead for shorter periods.
Hosts had a good goalkeeper performance, Éva Kiss stopped many of the Russian attacks on her own, as Katrine Lunde on the opposite side of the court was showing her skills as well.
Sad situation when leftwinger Dorina Korsós got injured on her left knee, she could not continue the match.
Efficiency in the attack was secured for hosts by Nora Mork, Yvette Broch or Szidónia Puhalák, as Russian scorings were signed by Alexandrina Barbosa, Olga Chernoivanneko or Ksenia Makeeva. At 9-11, Rostov managed to increase their lead but Győr leveled the game as Mork scored again, and hosts won the first half 15 – 12.
The second half started with Győr continuing the fluent play in attack, with Éva Kiss saving everything and hosts increased the lead to 20-15, after ten minutes of play in the second half. Mørk, Broch and Amorim were unstoppable in attack, Rostov being kept in match by Barbosa nd Vyakhireva.
The last fifteen minutes was Anita Görbicz at her bets, with goals and assists, making her teammates shine and showing something of her magic we learned to know a long the years. Győr’s advantage increased to six goals 27-21 eight minutes before the final whistle and the crowd was celebrating their team.
Győri Audi ETO KC – Rostov-Don 32 – 25 (15 – 12)
Győri Audi ETO KC: Görbicz 7, Broch 4, Mörk 5, Amorim 2, Orbán 2, Groot 2, Puhalák 2, Tóth 2, Hársfalvi 1, Knedlikova 3, Bódi 1, Pál 1,
Rostov-Don: Borschenko 4, Makeeva 4, Barbosa 4, Vyakhireva 3, Managarova 3, Chernoivananko 2, Griegel 1,