SC Magdeburg – Bundesliga handball championship (HBL) a big step nearer. Chaser THW Kiel has been dominated out of the title race however can nonetheless dream of the Champions League.
The Magdeburg sovereign gained the self-proclaimed “Derby of the East” against chasers Berlin on Sunday (01.05.2022) 28:27 (14:14) and may now look extra confidently to the remainder of the program: Tough video games against title rivals are already behind SCM .
But success has been in jeopardy for a very long time. The residence workforce couldn’t comprise the excellent Berliner Hans Lindberg, the league’s high scorer, the Dane scored a complete of 13 objectives – a season document. In entrance of 6,066 spectators, Magdeburg’s finest shooter Gisli Kristiansson scored 5 objectives.
With seven video games remaining, Magdeburg are six factors behind their chasers THW Kiel (46-10) as they appear to achieve the Europa League semi-finals against HBC Nantes on Tuesday.
Relief at Magdeburg, frustration amongst the foxes
“It was a rollercoaster of feelings.”SCM coach Bennett Wiegert mentioned on The Sky: “We by no means gave up, we at all times believed in ourselves. In the finish, it was luck of the match, Berlin deserved no less than a level.”
Stephan Kretzschmar, Magdeburg membership icon and at present’s Foxes sports activities director “very depressed” After the failure in the combat for the Champions League: “It’s bittersweet to not take something with you right here.”
Kiel defeated Melsungen
THW Kiel has taken the subsequent step towards qualifying for the Champions League. The Zebras gained 27-25 (12-10) at residence to MT Melsungen and are 4 factors forward of second-placed SG Flensburg-Handewitt and Fuchsen Berlin, every with a game in hand.
Niklas Ekberg scored seven objectives for Kiel. The guests’ high scorer was Julius Kühn, scoring eight objectives.
However, nobody at THW is relying on a profitable title protection. “We are actually in a good place in the combat for the second place. It is vital that we qualify for the Champions League.”– mentioned managing director Viktor Silagyi.
Pioneer success for Flensburg
SG Flensburg-Handewitt stored their Champions League qualification alive on Saturday. HSV, fourth in the desk, celebrated a 33:23 (15:14) victory against Hamburg and tied with THW Kiel in second place.
In entrance of 5,222 spectators at residence, Flensburg did not get going at first. Hamburg had been in management all through the first half, benefiting from the hosts’ complacency and weaknesses in ending.
Of course, in the second half
SG even trailed for lengthy stretches and solely led 15:14 at halftime thanks to 2 consecutive objectives from Tore Einarsson and Hampus Vann.
Flensburg additionally scored the first two objectives after the restart. From the center of the half, the residence workforce went additional away. In the finish, the success was clear with a rating of 33:23. Top scorer for Flensburg was Hampus Wann with 8 objectives. Kasper Mortensen scored six objectives for HSV.
In one other game on the twenty eighth day of play, HC Erlangen defeated TBV Lemgo-Lippe 33:27 (15:18) to shut the hole to eleventh place, only one level and one place.