Champions League

Second defeat for FTC, second victory for Metz

photo: Madalina Donose
Second defeat for FTC, second victory for Metz

DELO Women’s EHF Champions League

Round 2

Group A

FTC seemed to be recovered after the first rounds defeat in Norway against Vipers, and after a quick Metz-lead 0-3, the Hungarians fought back and took the lead 4-3, 7-6, gaining afterward a four-goal lead, 11-7, 12-8, 13-9. Katrin Klujber showed an excellent performance in attack, scoring most of her teams’ goals, for the guest Burgaard, Zaadi, Peredery were the most efficient players. Headcoach Mayonnade called a time-out in 20.minute and his instructions and changes showed the right path for his team as Metz managed to level the game 14-14 and finished the first half in advantage, 16-20. Astrid N’Gouan collected three 2-minute suspensions in this half and was excluded with a red card, meanwhile Laura Glauser suffered an unfortunate injury during a running effort in order to try to save her team from an empty-goal scoring. It seemed to be a knee-injury.

The second half was not any different from the last ten minutes of the first period, Metz kept their advantage then increased it to seven-goals, 18-25. FTC tried to make some changes, but their defense was not working at all and in the offensive phase, only Klujber had the right pace to overcome the solid French defense. FTC kept fighting in front of their crowd, but they never really had the chance to be able to win this game. Final result: 28 – 34.

FTC Rail-Cargo Hungaria
photo: FTCkezilabda-facebook


FTC Rail-Cargo Hungaria – Metz Handball 28 – 34 (16 – 20)

Referees: Opava, Valek (CZE) / ÉRD Aréna

Goals:

FTC: Bíró (12%), Szemerey (0%) – Klujber 12(5), Kovacsics 4, Lukács 4, Háfra 3, Tóth 2, Márton 1, Christensen 1, Pásztor 1, Schatzl, Snelder, Csiszár-Szekeres, Mészáros, Debreczeni-Klivinyi, Bánfai

Metz: Kapitanovic (31%), Glauser (50%), Porte – Zaadi 5, Peredery 5, Kanor 4, Burgaard 4, Sajka 4, Flippes 3, Houette 2, Maubon 2, Luciano 2, NGuoan 2, Nocandy 1, Di Rocco, Bouktit

7 meters: 6/5; 2/2

Suspensions: 12 minutes; 8 minutes

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Champions League

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.

More in Champions League

DELO WOMEN’S EHF FINAL4 – draw for the semifinals

Ibolya SzekeresApril 13, 2021
cska moscow

CSKA Moscow book tickets to Budapest

Ibolya SzekeresApril 11, 2021

Vipers Kristiansand qualified to the DELO Women’s EHF Final4

Ibolya SzekeresApril 11, 2021

Győr in the DELO Women’s EHF Final 4 after victories against Buducnost

Ibolya SzekeresApril 10, 2021

Brest Bretagne reach the DELO Women’s Final4 for the first time

Ibolya SzekeresApril 10, 2021

Vipers defeat Rostov Don in the first leg of the quarter-final

Ibolya SzekeresApril 10, 2021