Champions League

Confident Metz victory against Vipers

photo: Terje Refsnes
Confident Metz victory against Vipers
Ibolya Szekeres

DELO Women’s EHF Champions League

Group A

Round 4

Metz started with 4-0, with a good defense and fastbreak goals. VIpers managed to score only 1 goal in the first ten minutes, but afterward, Norwegians came into the game. The Russian referees were very generous on giving 2-minute suspensions, both teams got three suspensions each. Metz’s most efficient position was the right-wing, where Luciano and Flippes scored 6 goals together, meanwhile, Vipers shared the goals. Half time: 12-10.

In the second half Vipers had a better start, took the lead 12-13, but Metz fought back and got the advantage again, 16-14. French side managed to increase the lead, 20-16, 22-16, with an exceptional Ivana Kapitanovic in the goal. Vipers were struggling in the offensive phase, Dahl, Tomac or even Løke had problems to get to the goal against a fantastic Metz defense and goalkeeping. Metz wins and takes the lead of the group A.

Metz Handball – Vipers Kristiansand 26 – 17 (12 – 10)

Referees: Alpaidze, Berezkina (RUS)


Metz: Kapitanovic(45%), Portes (-) – Luciano 7, Houette 4(1), Zaadi 3(1), Sajka 3, Kanor 3, NGouan 3, Burgaard 2, Flippes 1, Maubon, Peredery, Di Rocco, Bouktit

Vipers: Pedersen (22%), Yang (0%) – Dahl 4, Løke 3, Hegh-Arntzen 2(1), Refsnes 2, Waade 2, Sulland 2(2), Jonassen 1, Tomac 1, Næss Andersen, Andenæs, Morais, Aune

7 meters: 7/3; 5/3

Suspensions: 10 minutes; 10 minutes

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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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