Handball EHF Champions League – THW Kiel vs KS Vive Targi Kielce

During an excellent game that promoted Handball at its highest level, the titans THW Kiel and KS Vive Targi Kielce confront each other in a game relative to the 9th round of the Group B of Handball Velux EHF Champions League leading to a 28 goals draw (13:16 halftime). Although both teams were already qualified to the Last 16 of Handball Velux EHF Champions League, THW Kiel and KS Vive Targi Kielce didn’t sit back and relax.

Both teams braved the game seeking to win since the first moments, creating a game with immediate offensive actions and taking advantage of the fast break (4/6 THW Kiel; 4/5 KS Vive Targi Kielce). However, none of these factors prevented the coaches to put all the players disputing the game. Containing a shrunken team for the remaining of the competition and with Lauge Schmidt (1/2 goals) showing some physical reserves, Alfred Gislasson (THW Kiel) kept rotating his team avoiding the decrease of performance on the line-up that he manage, mainly because of the good exhibitions of Marko Vujin (10/15 goals and 12 assistances), Toft Hansen (6/6 goals) e Filip Jicha (4/7 goals and 8 assistances) also relying on a good exhibition of Johan Sjostrand (20/47 saves). On the other hand, KS Vive Targi Kielce coach, Talan Dujshebaev that strives to find the perfect 7 among the options within the squad assigning minutes of game to all the called athletes, handing the keeper position to Venio Losert (5/19 saves) in the first half and Slawomir Szmal (7/22 saves) in the second half with the defence still seeking for a better interaction. In the attack it is important to highlight Uros Zorman (12 assistances) performance, Ivan Cupic (5/10 goals) and the flawless striker Michal Jurecki (7/11 goals).