DELO WOMEN’S EHF Champions League
Rostov Don – Team Esbjerg 28 – 24 (15 – 13)
Referees: Prastali, Balvan (BIH)
Topscorers : Managarova 7, Bobrovnikova 5, Borschneko 5 (Rostov) and Røsberg Jacobsen 8, Frey 4 (Esbjerg)
Rostov was without Makeeva, Lobach, Kuznetsova and Frolova, grom Esbjerg were missing goalkeeper Rikke Poulsen, ill and Mortensen Ingstad injured as Estevana Polman too.
The game was a tough battle, won by the hosts after a series of mistakes by Esbjerg at the end of the game and helped by Kalinina in the Russian goal.
The two rightwingers were the most efficient players on the court, Jakobsen scoring 8 and Managarova 7 goals.