Player ratings – Veszprém vs Kielce

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By Chris O’Reilly Veszprém’s second half demolition job in attack booked them a ticket to the final with a 33:30 win over Kielce in the opening match of the VELUX EHF FINAL4 2019. Here are the ratings for all players involved and the two head coaches, with everyone rated on a scale from 1 (the worst) to 10 (the best). …

Nenadic fires Veszprém into final

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MATCH REVIEW – An out-of-this-world performance from Petar Nenadic played a decisive part, as Veszprém booked their ticket for the VELUX EHF Champions League Final, overcoming the Kielce team who had been giving them bad dreams for three years. A well-prepared and brave Kielce team managed to hang in almost all the way, but they had to let go at …

It’s all blaugrana in the experts’ eyes

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By Chris O’Reilly Handball journalists Laia Copa (RAC1, EHF) and Kevin Domas (stregspiller, Handnews, EHF) had their focus firmly set on Barca Lassa ahead of semi-finals day at the VELUX EHF FINAL4. They spoke about the expectations surrounding the Catalan record champions, potential shocks on Saturday and which players they expect to shine brightest at LANXESS arena. Laia Copa, Kevin …

Victor Tomas

Victor Tomas feels the goosebumps

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By Chris O’Reilly Despite reaching the VELUX EHF FINAL4 for the seventh time, the special feeling has not worn off on Barca Lassa captain Victor Tomas. The right wing compares this year’s campaign to their last successful trip to Cologne in 2015, shares their mentality heading into the semi-final against Vardar and explains how Barcelona’s style of play and strength …

Cupara ready to ride the wave of emotions at LANXESS arena

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By Chris O’Reilly Regardless of how this weekend’s VELUX EHF FINAL4 turns out, it has been a remarkable season for PGE Vive Kielce. Battered by injuries, throughout the season, the Polish champions have battled on and their unforgettable quarter-final win over PSG booked a ticket to Cologne for the first time since they won the title in 2016. Goalkeeper Vladimir …