Player Ratings – Barça vs Aalborg

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EHF FINAL4 FINAL: Barça vs Aalborg 36:23 (16:11) By Chris O’Reilly Six years of frustration come to an end for Barcelona as they complete a perfect season with 60 games won out of 60 with one of their best performances of the season against Aalborg. Here are the ratings for all players involved in the match and the two head …

Dumoulin heroics not enough to halt PSG

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EHF FINAL4 bronze medal match: HBC Nantes vs Paris Saint-Germain  28:31 (13:17) By Chris O’Reilly Before the game Paris were back in the game nobody wants to play and a game they know all to well, competing for third place for the fourth time in five trips to Cologne. They were left devastated after suffering the latest in a long …

Player Ratings – Barça vs HBC Nantes

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EHF FINAL4 SEMI-FINAL: Barça vs HBC Nantes 31:26 (15:13) By Chris O’Reilly There was no shock result in the second semi-final on Saturday evening in Cologne as Barça held their nerve through a tense middle phase of the second half to break clear and claim a spot in the final against Aalborg. Here are the ratings for all players involved …

Astonishing Aalborg stun PSG

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EHF FINAL4 SEMI-FINAL: Paris Saint-Germain vs Aalborg 33:35 (15:13) By Chris O’Reilly Before the game Aalborg were perhaps the outstanding story of the season as they made their way to the EHF FINAL4 for the first time. With a bright future on the horizon, their confident nature and dogged determination got them all the way to Cologne for the first …

#EHFFINAL4 Preview

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By Chris O’Reilly We’re being spoilt with a second EHF FINAL4 in Cologne in the space of six months and while last December’s event saw four expected heavyweights battle it out, this weekend treats us to a more funky and unexpected quartet – just how we like it. PSG face Aalborg in Saturday’s first semi-final at 15:15 CET, followed by …

Vipers write handball history

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2020/21 DELO EHF FINAL4 Final Match: Brest Bretagne vs Vipers Kristiansand 28:34 (14:18) Before the Match Even though Brest had a few more hours to recover from the intense 70 minute fight against the defending champions from Gyoer on the previous day, it was widely expected that Vipers Kristiansand would be in better physical shape after their concentrated effort versus …

Reality Check

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By J. Schuetz Semifinals DELO EHF Champions League 2020/21 Gyoer AUDI ETO KC vs. Brest Bretagne HB 25:27 (8:11, 23:23, 0:0) The Challenger Promises made, promises kept.  Brest continued where they left off a week ago, when they secured their 2020/21 French championship.  It was nothing short of impressive to see the defense artistry of Jaukovic, Pop-Lazic and Foppa, especially …

#DELOEHFFINAL4 – Semi-finals preview

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By Chris O’Reilly With just over 48 hours until the DELO EHF FINAL4 2021 throws-off. We look at the four contenders for the title, their journeys to Budapest, what they need to click in order to succeed and who may emerge victorious in the mouth-watering semi-final matchups. Györi Audi ETO KC Season in a nutshell Györ’s aura of invincibility came …

Nora Mørk: “The beast is going to come out”

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By Chris O’Reilly Last June, we pondered Nora Mørk’s move to Vipers Kristiansand, for family reasons, and figured that it could be a perfect transition if the stars aligned. Few could have predicted things to go this well, however. In April, the 30-year-old returned to action after an injury scare and guided a Vipers team, completely bereft of competitive action, …