Preliminary Round

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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Champions League, Main Round, Day 14, Group A – Summary

Another comeback secured Ferencvaros’ second position  FTC-Telekom staged a great comeback against group-winner Brescia, scoring five goals in the  last period to keep the second place. Since Barceloneta and Novi Beograd also did its respective  ‘home works’, the F8 host Serbs finished third and the Spaniards remained fourth and need to  face title-holder Recco in …

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Champions League, Main Round, Day 13, Group A – Summary

Brescia finishes atop, Ferencvaros, Hannover book last berths, Olympiacos is out  Ferencvaros and Hannover booked the last two available berths in the Day of Thrillers when each  game offered nailbiting finishes – three were decided by a single goal, the other two ended in a  draw. Olympiacos, built for another title-run, will miss the finals …

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Champions League, Main Round, Day 10, Group A – Summary

Novi Beograd ends Brescia’s unbeaten run, Barceloneta knocks out Ferencvaros  Novi Beograd ended Brescia’s unbeaten run and reduced the Italians’ lead to three points so the  race for the top spot has reopened. Barceloneta destroyed last season’s runner-up Ferencvaros in  Budapest, their huge, 7-17 away win earned them a crucial advantage in the race for …

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