Metz kept the two points home after a difficult match against Buducnost

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Metz kept the two points home after a difficult match against Buducnost
Ibolya Szekeres

Women’s EHF Champions League

Group A

Round 3

In the first half Buducnost was the better team, leading 8-11 before the break, but in the second half hosts led by Xenia Smits managed to come back and turn over the result, taking the lead by two goals 17-15, 19-15. Buducnost kept also close to their opponent and managed to equalize again in the dying minutes 24-24 when Metz got a 7 meter in their last attack of the match which was transformed to a goal, the goal of the victory by Manon Houette. Final result: 25 – 24.

Metz Handball –  Buducnost 25 –  24 (8 – 11)

Referees: Tzaferopoulos/Bethmann (GRE)


Metz: Glauser, Kapitanovic (GK) – Smits 7, Houette 4(3), Flippes 4, Niombla 3(1), Maubon 2, N’Gouan 2, Zaadi 2, Zych 1, Edwige, Nocandy, Seguin, Kanor, Le Blevec, Di Rocco

Buducnost: Raicic 1, Zoqby de Paula (GK) – Laslo 5(4), Jaukovic 5, Ujkic 4, Rajcevic 2, Grbic 2, K.Bulatovic 2, Brnovic 2, Pavicevic 1

Suspensions: 8 minutes; 8 minutes

7 meters: 6/5; 5/4

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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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