Rostov Don – Metz Handball 30 – 26 (16 – 12 )
Referees: Mitrovic, Kazanegra (MNE)
Topscorer: Vyakhireva, Sen, Zaadi 5 goals each (Rostov) and Nocandy 6, Stanko 5, Peredery 5 (Metz)
Metz had a good start and for fifteen minutes they kept the pace and were very close to hosts, 8-9, 9-9, 9-10. Rostov won 16-12 the first half.
In the second half the Russian team supported by their crowd increased the lead and collected an eight-goal advantage at 22-14, than 27-19. Metz seemed to be helpless and the French side lost the game 30-26.
Krim Ljubljana – SG BBM Bietigheim 28 – 26 (12 – 16)
Referees: Antic, Jakovljevic (SRB)
Topscorers: Sercien Ugolin 7, Pletikosic 6, Da Silva Vieira 5 (Krim) and Schulze 6, Naidzinavicius 6, Laurenroth 5, Maidhof 5 (Bietigheim)
The German side have lost their fifth encounter in Group A of the CL, on the other hand Krim got their first victory and collected two more points after the draw in Rostov.