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Surprise in Ljubljana: Krim defeats CSKA Moscow

Surprise in Ljubljana: Krim defeats CSKA Moscow

Play-off, DELO Womens EHF CL

Krim Ljubljana – CSKA Moscow 25 – 20 (12 – 11)

Referees: Vranes, Weninger

Goals: Da Silva Vieira 8, Sercien Ugoline 6, Ljepoja 5 (Krim) and Gorshkova 4, Gorshenina 3, Ilina 3 (CSKA)

After a balanced first half where hosts led by one goal at the pause, 12-11, Krim Mercator Ljubljana managed to keep down CSKA on only nine goals in the second half. Leading with six goals during the match, Krim won the game by 5 goals, 25-20.

The Brasilian left-back Samara Da Silva and French right back, Sercien Ugolin made a very good match in attack for Krim, being responsible for most of the goals, meanwhile, Jovana Risovic in the goal of Krim had a saving percentage of 56%, making the day of CSKA players very tough. The Russians had clear problems to score, Krim made a clever defense, stoping their backplayers early. (Dmitrieva and Mikahlichenko are still missing due to injuries).

May the five-goals advantage enough for Krim to advance to the quarter-final?

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