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Women´s Champions League – Main Round 3 By Peter Bruun Top  CSM Bucuresti Yes – Thüringer HC is not the most frightening opponent in the Champions League main round this season, and certainly not without the likes of Alicia Stolle, Ina Grossmann and Anne Hubinger. Still, traveling to Germany and winning by as much as 38:30 after dominating almost the …

Györ fight off Vipers comeback

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stregspiller.com – MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW – Despite an eight goal half time lead, Györ had to fight hard for their win against Vipers Kristiansand. The Norwegian visitors cut the deficit to three goals twice in the second half, but in the end, Györ’s experience prevented real damage. By Peter Bruun Main Round – Group 2 Györ Audi ETO …

Kristiansen vs Kristiansen

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Women´s Champions League stregspiller.com – MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – Who would have thought ahead of the 2018/19 Champions League season that Györ versus Vipers would end up as the top game in Group 2 of the main round? Yet, that’s how it has shaped up. By Peter Bruun Main Round – Group 2 Györ Audi ETO KC vs …

No trouble for Metz

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MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW – The difference between number one and two in French women´s handball was made blatantly clear, as Metz won the Champions League main round derby against Brest by an 11 goal margin, on Saturday evening. By Peter Bruun Main Round – Group I Brest Bretagne Handball vs Metz Handball 21:32 (9:16) Before the Match Ranking …

Last Call?

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WOMEN´S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE PREVIEW – It very much looks like “Last Call” for Brest Bretagne Handball to keep their quarter-final dreams alive, when they face Metz Handball in the Champions League Main Round in Group 1, in the early evening hours, on Saturday. By Peter Bruun  Metz Handball will be the favorites when they travel west to meet Brest Bretagne …

Denmark in a league of their own

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MATCH REVIEW – With another astonishing performance, Denmark became world champions for the first time in history, leaving Norway without a chance in Sunday’s final in Herning. The win was Denmark’s tenth from as many matches at this World Championship, making it difficult to argue against Denmark being deserved champions. World Championship Final Norway vs Denmark 22:31 (11:18) By Peter …

Nikola Karabatic – who else?

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MATCH REVIEW – With his only goal of the second half, Nikola Karabatic decided the bronze match against Germany in the dying seconds of a breath-taking and nail-biting drama in Herning on Sunday afternoon. Bronze medal match Germany vs France 25:26 (13:9) By Peter Bruun Before the match Co-hosts Germany lost their hope to reach the final with a 31:25 …

Scandi neighbours set for historic final

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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL PREVIEW – For the first time in the history of handball, two Scandinavian countries meet in a Men’s World Championship final. Stregspiller.com takes a look at the history as well as some possible key factors in the Sunday game. By Peter Bruun Norway vs Denmark Sunday 27 January at 17:30 CET in Herning The History Even before …

Norway reach second consecutive World Championship final

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MATCH REVIEW – With a win which was closer than the score suggests, Norway eliminated Germany in the second semi-final in Hamburg and set up the first all-Scandinavian Men’s World Championship final in history. Semi-final Germany vs Norway 25:31 (12:14) By Peter Bruun Before the Match Together with Denmark, Germany were the only undefeated team in the tournament, having won …

When words are hardly enough

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MATCH REVIEW – The English language hardly has words to describe what happened this Friday evening in Hamburg, but on the following lines, I will try put some words on this incredible World Championship semi-final after all. Semi-final Denmark vs France 38:30 (21:15) By Peter Bruun Before The Match Denmark came into the match as the only team in the …