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THC defeated on home court by Metz

Photo: Franziska J. Braun /THC facebook
THC defeated on home court by Metz
Ibolya Szekeres

EHF Women Champions League

Main Round, 3rd round

Group II

THC and Metz played a sharp, close first half with small margins. Luzumova netted seven for hosts, but even this was not enough because Metz had a one-goal lead in the pause, 14-15. In the second part of the game the host was decided to keep close and the girls of Herbert Müller managed to take the lead 25-24, ten minutes before the end of the game. Despite a great German effort Metz managed to come back, level the match and get the lead 25-27. The last two minutes become very exciting as both teams fought to get the victory or a draw, but finally, Metz ended with an important victory. Final result:

Thüringer HC –  Metz Handball 29 – 31 (14 – 15)

Goals:

THC –  Krause (GK) 1, Luzumova 12(6), Aguilar 3, Wohlboldt 2, Jakubisova 5, Lang, Schmelzer 4, Scheffknecht 2, Niederwieser, Batista da Silva

Metz – Smits 10, Zaadi 5, Gros 3(1), Luciano, Houette 4, Maubon, Nocandy 1, Saika, Flippes 2, Edwige 1, Landre 2, Kanor 1, Luciano 2

Suspensions: 8 minutes; 4 minutes

7 meters: 6/6; 1/1

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Ibolya Szekeres

Hungarian living in Norway with a great passion for handball, primarly women handball. Travels all over the world to follow handball matches and tournaments and to write good articles on this website.

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