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What a start: Olympiacos v Recco in the opening round

The draw for the Champions League Main Round was held in the Spaladium Arena, site of the  ongoing European Water Polo Championships in Split. The group stage starts on 15 November,  and right the first round will see a great clash between the 2018 champion Olympiacos and the  last two seasons’ victor Pro Recco.  Group …

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Champions League, Final Eight, Belgrade (SRB), Day 3 – Summary

Recco scores 12sec from time and retains its title with a shootout win  Pro Recco is crowned for the 10th time after another thrilling Champions League final, decided by  penalties for the second time after 2019. Host Novi Beograd was close as it led 11-9 after three  periods and Nikola Jaksic’s 6th goal 50 seconds …

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LEN Final Eight – Final and Bronze medal match – FACTS & FIGURES

Final – Pro Recco (ITA) v Novi Beograd (SRB)  • This can be Recco’s 10th Champions League title – an absolute record. Partizan Beograd (SRB) and  Mladost Zagreb (CRO) are tied second in the all-time ranks with 7 apiece. Novi Beograd can win its  first title in its brief history.   • Italian clubs claimed 14 …

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Champions League, Final Eight, Belgrade (SRB), Day 2 – Summary

Novi Beograd wins the game of miracles against Brescia, faces Recco in the final  Host Novi Beograd and last year’s bronze medallist Brescia produced arguably the most thrilling  match in recent years which offered everything and even more, brilliant goals, a goalkeeper’s  blast to tie the game and a winner 5 seconds from time by …

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Champions League, Final Eight, Belgrade (SRB), Day 1 – Summary

Recco, Ferencvaros survive thrillers, Novi Beograd, Brescia enjoy easy cruises Last season’s finalists survived thrillers to reach the semis once again. Title-holder Recco did it for the 7th time in a row after downing Barceloneta 11-10, while Ferencvaros won its 3rd quarter-final in as many appearances, coming back from two goals down in the fourth …

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