The week started in a surprising note having Gorenje Velenje celebrate over PPD Zagreb. Once again it’s been proven that what is expected is not always true, this time by the Slovenians who controlled the whole match winning 27:26 in the end.
The action continued with one of the biggest derbies in SEHA Gazprom League. Telekom Veszprem hosted the current leaders Veszprem Arena. Raul Gonzalez’s team were this time able to keep up with the heat in Veszprem’s fortress ending the match with a draw (28:28) in the match between the last season’s two best.
The fight of the bottom of the table between Tatran Presov and Izvidjac Central Osiguranje ended with a celebration in Tatran’s favor (27-25). The Slovaks used the home ground as an advantage and managed to celebrate in front of their supporters.
Meshkov Brest succeeded in continuing their positive strike winning over Metalurg by 5 goals (31:26). The Belarusians are
Though harder than expected, Zlatorog Arena saw Celje Pivovarna Lasko celebrate on Wednesday. After winning over Nexe (34:33), Celje PL are now down the 4th posotion by only few points.
The remaining forces among the two teams, which both played their second match of the week, decided that the 3 points go to Meshkov Brest. The win was not questionable at any moment of the match as the Belarusians dominated through the whole match and at the end won with the high 33:25.
Zagreb took yet another opportunity to climb up the table. Winning over the reigning champions and returning on the winning track (27:23), Zagreb is just currently standing just below the top position of the table.
The spectators of SEHA League were provided with another handball spectacle as Celje PL met Vardar on Saturday. Despite the narrow match, Vardar did not dissapoint and as one of the most convincing teams this season celebrated over the Slovenian champions with the result of 33:31.
The final match of the week between Nexe and Telekom Veszprem ended with, by many, the most surprising outcome of the season. Ending the match against the European vice-champions with a draw (29:29), the Croatian runners-up proved that even the strongest teams have to put up a fight to steal the points from Nasice. Nexe has, with the appointment of their new coach, entered a good period of Nasice’s handball as they started the December on a positive note and are planning to end the year in the same way.