Györ run over Vipers to book fourth straight final

SEMI-FINAL REVIEW – Györi Audi ETO had absolutely no problems reaching their fourth Champions League final in a row, as they met Vipers Kristiansand in the first semi-final in Budapest on Saturday. The Norwegian FINAL4 debutants were absolutely no match for Györ who decided the matter already in the first half. By Peter Bruun Vipers Kristiansand vs Györi Audi ETO 22:31 (8:18) Before the Match Whil… »

“Things have become better with Martín”

INTERVIEW – Mayssa Pessoa is in no doubt that her team, Rostov-Don have a much better chance of winning the FINAL4 than in their maiden season, last year. The reason for the optimism of the Brazilian… »

“You cannot play a Champions League semi-final without feeling pressure”

INTERVIEW – In this interview with stregspiller.com, Vipers coach, Ole Gustav Gjekstad, admits that his players cannot play completely free of pressure, when they enter their semi-final clash against… »

It is a new feeling

INTERVIEW – It certainly is not the first time, Gabor Danyi appears at a FINAL4 together with Györ, but it will be his first time as head coach. He openly admits that such circumstances makes everything a bit more special this year. By Peter Bruun Taking part in a FINAL4 as coach is far from being a new experience for Gabor Danyi. In fact, the 55-year-old Hungarian has seen them all, as Györ assis… »

“It does not matter if you have won everything until now”

INTERVIEW – Ambros Martín has arrived in Budapest for his fifth FINAL4, but for the first time, he is not a coach of Györ, the club he won the Champions League on four previous occasions. This time, t… »

A determined coach – a determined team

INTERVIEW – Not only is Emmanuel Mayonnade new to the DELO Women’s EHF FINAL4 as coach. His team, Metz Handball, are debutants at the event as well. In his talk with stregspiller.com, the young coach… »

”Of course, Vipers are the underdogs”

INTERVIEW – Norway´s national team coach, Thorir Hergeirsson realizes that the DELO Women’s EHF FINAL4 debutants,Vipers Kristiansand, are the underdogs in Budapest, next weekend. Yet, he does believe that a Vipers team at peak performance can make life difficult for Györ, when the two clubs meet in the semi-final. By Peter Bruun For the first time in four years, Norway will be represented again at… »

+++ Telegram Champions League (M) – Quarter-finals 2nd Leg +++

By Peter Bruun Top HC Vardar Vardar appeared to be dead and buried, when they were trailing 16:7 and 17:8 at the end of the first half, but they did come back. I have the utmost respect for the way Sk… »

Veszprém return to the FINAL4

Men´s Champions League stregspiller.com – MATCH OF THE WEEK REVIEW – Flensburg stunned Veszprém as they jumped to an early 5:0 lead at Vesprém Arena, on Saturday afternoon, but the home team quickly t… »

Can Flensburg perform a miracle?

Men´s Champions League stregspiller.com –  MATCH OF THE WEEK PREVIEW – A recent flash poll by stregspiller.com revealed a 24% chance of SG Flensburg-Handewitt proceeding to the VELUX EHF FINAL4. As the German champions are down 28:22 against Veszprém after the first leg of the quarter-finals, it’s no wonder that even the most die-hard supporters have lost faith.  What does it take for Flensburg to… »