DELO Women’s EHF Champions League, play-offs – second leg
Four matches have been played today from the second legs of the eight-finals, and interesting results have been set. Krim arrived in Russia with a five-goal advantage and the hope to take the step to the quarter-finals, but CSKA, even with struggles managed to win by six goals due to a returning Daria Dmitrieva.
CSKA Moscow – Krim 27 – 21 (14 – 11)
Goals: Dmitrieva 7, Vedekhina 5, Skorobogatchenko 5, Gorshkova 4, Ristovska 4 (CSKA) and Pletikosic 7, Vieira 6, Ljepoja 3 (Krim)
Bietigheim had not have many hopes after their 17 goals defeat last weekend against Győr, and the title-holders took the victory and the qualification.
Győri Audi ETO KC – SG BBM Bietigheim 32 – 28 (19 – 16)
Goals: Nze Minko 6, Kristiansen 5, Oftedal – Edwige.Görbicz 4-4 (Győr) and Naidzinavicius 7, Berger 6, Smits5, Laurenroth 4 (Bietigheim)
CSM Bucuresti took a big win last weekend in Valcea against the domestic rivals, today SCM Rm.Valcea won in Bucharest, but Neagu and co. have qualified to the quarter-finals.
CSM Bucuresti – SCM Rm.Valcea 21 – 27 (11 – 15)
Goals: Neagu 11 (CSM) and Gonzalez 7, Glibko-Liscevic-Florica 5-5 (Rm.Valcea)
Another clash in Hungary between FTC and Buducnost was named the “Match of the week” by EHF and the two teams had a good fight. Buducnost ran with the qualification, leading the entire match and losing by one at the end, 29-28, but their victory in the first leg gave them the qualification. Barbara Arenhart and Jovanka Radicevic were outstanding in their positions and led their team to the quarter-finals.
FTC Rail-Cargo Hungaria – Buducnost 29 – 28 (9 – 15)
Goals: Bölk 5, Schatzl-Kovács – Kovacsics-Klujber 3-3 (FTC) and Radicevic 9, Ramusovic 6, Maslova – Mehmedovic 3-3 (Buducnost)