The next round of the K&H Women’s Handball League was held in Siófok. The first half of the match began difficultly, bet in the end, ETO could maintain their lead. Kiss helped the defense wall with her brilliant saves in the second half as well, and finally the away team could celebrate their 6-goal victory.
ETO started with the combination of Görbicz, Tomori, Groot, Broch, Mörk, Kendlikova and Kiss as the goalie. The first goal of the match was scored by Broch then the ding-dong game started. The opponent replied which was followed by Görbicz’s goal and then 4 more from Tomori, Groot and Kendlikova. (3-6). The home team equalized in the 12th minute. As a reply, Mörk blasted the ball in the net followed by 2 more and one by Tomori, in the meantime the opponent could score only one and when Bódi and Broch increased the lead to 6 (7-13), Siófok requested a time out. One goal was scored by Siófok and 2 by ETO so by the end of the match, the difference grew to 7.
Half time result: 8-15
In the second half, Bódi scored the first then she was suspended for 2 minutes in defense. The 7-meter throw was scored by Nze Minko from the opponent team, then they got another penalty throw which Kiss saved brilliantly. Groot started to attack and scored increasing the difference to 8. (9-17). The opponent was working hard to catch with ETO but it was no use in when Puhalák got suspended. Lars Rasmussen requested a time out again, which was followed by Tomori’s goal and the difference increased to 9 for the first time during the match. Goals were scored by both teams and the final result was 21-27.
Final result: 21-27.
Lars Rasmussen: “I’m proud of the girls because of their performance today. It is never good to lose, but after the hardships of the past period we could play well against one of the best teams of the world”
Ambros Martin: “After the defeat in Bucharest, it was important to take the 2 points. Both teams had problems, but it didn’t affect the game. I’m satisfied with what I’ve seen.”
Katarina Jezic: We put our hearts in the game today and it is more important than anything sometimes. We have hardships but we must keep going.”
Nora Mörk: “It was an important victory. We are still incomplete, I’m proud of the team because we were able to collect the 2 points”