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Odense HC takes the second win against Larvik

photo: Odense HC
Odense HC takes the second win against Larvik

Women’s EHF Champions League

Group A

Facts:

  • Stine Jørgensen, team-captain for Odense is out due to a knee injury
  • Two Norwegians, Bakkerud and Jakobsen have Odense in their squad, both nominated in the wide squad of Norway for EURO 2018, meanwhile, Mari Molid is missing from this squad
  • Larvik needs the two points in order to get closer to a Main Round berth
  • Odense HC has a wider squad with many experienced players compared to Larvik, which is a young team

Larvik HK started best the match, 1-4, but Odense cracked the code in defense, Wester improved in the goal and the team of Jan Pytlick took back the lead, 7-6, 9-7. Rivas Toft, Molid and Christensen scored for Larvik, meanwhile, Offendal, Bakkerud, and Østergård netted on the Danish side. Larvik did no give up, 10-11 (23.minute), fighting for every ball. Odense had a problem to score in the last ten minutes of the first half when Norwegians managed to run and score on fast breaks. Halftime: 13-14.

The second half brought a better start for the host, Odense taking back the lead quickly, 16-14. The biggest goal-difference in Odense favor was four goals, 22-28, 26-22 and 27-23. This was the final result of the match in an encounter where Larvik showed a good fight, an improved game compared to their earlier matches, but Danish runnerup was simply stronger.

Odense HC –  Larvik HK 27 –  23 (13 – 14)

Referees: Christidi/Pappamethou (GRE)

Goals:

Odense: Wester 1, Reinhardt (GK) –  Bækkhøy 1, Cohrt 4, Bakkerud 4, Jakobsen, Quintino, Tranborg 5, Kristensen, Hald 1, Østergård 7 (2), Offendal 3 (2), Højlund 1, Heindahl, Schaffer

Larvik: Rundbråten, Gluic (GK) – Møller 1, Bergum 1, Andenæs 2, Løken 3, Molid 4 (2), Rivas Toft 2, Lund, Ramberg, Roth Berglie 2, Figenschau, Wolff, Hjertner 3, Christensen 5

Suspensions: 4 minutes; 4 minutes

7 meters: 7/4; 3/2

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