Dear 8th players, there is no doubt that you are patiently waiting for SEHA-Gazprom League Quarter finals, now that we know which of your favorite team secured their spot in TOP 8 teams! We are bringing you a short preview. More important thing is to see you at the stands, of course!
Meshkov Brest (BLR) – Motor Zaporozyhe (UKR)
March 7th, Saturday (15.00 CET)
Looks like Motor and Meshkov are destined for each other this season! Recently, Meshkov were better in Ukraine against hosts with 33:36 in derby of EHFCL Round 11. This Quarter final will, in accordance with everything seen so far, probably be one of the most dramatic. With Mikita Vailupau as top SEHA scorer this season with 90 goals, on one side, and Gennadiy Komok as a goalkeeper with the highest percentage of saves this season, on the other, it’s fair to say that both teams have their chances to win, so dear fans – get your tranquilizers…
Tatran Presov (SVK) – PPD Zagreb (CRO)
March 7th, Saturday (17.15 CET)
Considering the bitter taste Croatian champs had in the EHF Champions League this season, they are putting all of their focus on SEHA – Gazprom League. Last year’s finalists are aiming for the Final 4 and to do so, they need to win over Slavko Goluza‘s Tatran Presov. Before the upcoming Quarter final, PPD Zagreb and Tatran Presov played 17 matches in total in the SEHA League. Both Zagreb and Tatran won eight times, with one draw. So, we bet you’re wondering who’s going to be a little bit more successful in head-to-head matches. The prize is, after all, pretty good!
Vojvodina (SRB) – Telekom Veszprem (HUN)
March 8th, Sunday (13.00 CET)
Thanks to Arsenic‘s few very important saves against their rivals Metaloplastika Sabac last week, Vojvodina will have their chance to surprise Hungarian Telekom Veszprem and get a ticket for this season’s Final 4. Taking Veszprem’s superb matches and great form, Serbian players will have to work harder than ever to compete against Hungarians.
Nexe (CRO) – Vardar (MKD)
March 8th, Sunday (17.00 CET)
Croatian club Nexe, after two nailbiting matches against Eurofarm Pelister, secured their place in SEHA’s TOP 8 teams of season 2019/20. Croatian guys are going to do everything to repeat last year’s success and compete at Final 4. Although their opponent Vardar is having some headaches because of a few players parting their way with the ‘Red&Black’, Macedonians are, nevertheless, favorites, considering their absolute dominance in the group stage. However, do not underestimate Croatian youth!