SC Magdeburg – Bundesliga handball championship (HBL) a big step nearer. Chaser THW Kiel stripped of title however can dream of Champions League.
The sovereign Bundesliga chief from Magdeburg received the self-proclaimed “Eastern Derby” on Sunday (01.05.2022) 28:27 (14:14) against followers Fuchse Berlin and may now look extra confidently at the remainder of the program: e.g. Tough video games against title rivals are already behind SCM.
But success has been in jeopardy for a very long time. The hosts had been unable to manage the league’s high scorer, Hans Lindberg, with the Dane scoring a season-high 13 targets. In entrance of 6,066 spectators, Magdeburg’s finest shooter Gisli Kristiansson scored 5 targets.
With seven video games remaining, Magdeburg are six factors behind their chasers THW Kiel (46-10) as they give the impression of being 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 all the time believed in ourselves. In the finish, it was luck of the match, Berlin deserved at the least a level.”
Stefan Kretzschmar, an icon of the Magdeburg membership, was the sporting director of right this moment’s Foxes “very depressed” After the failure in the struggle for the Champions League: “It’s bittersweet to not take something with you right here.”
Kiel defeated Melsungen
THW Kiel took the subsequent step on the street to qualifying for the Champions League. The Zebras received 27-25 (12-10) at house 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 targets for Kiel. The guests’ high scorer was Julius Kühn, scoring eight targets.
However, nobody at THW is relying on a profitable title protection. “We at the moment are in a good place in the struggle for second place. It is necessary 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 house, Flensburg was unable to get going at first. Hamburg had been in management all through the first half, making the most of 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 targets from Tore Einarsson and Hampus Vann.
Flensburg additionally scored the first two targets after the restart. From the center of the half, the house group 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 targets. Kasper Mortensen scored six targets 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.