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Olympiacos – Ferencvaros 39-32: Piraeus qualifies for the EHF European Cup final

Olympiacos – Ferencvaros 39-32: Piraeus qualifies for the EHF European Cup final

Olympiacos defeated Ferencvaros (39-32) in a closed match against Ilioupoli and qualified for the European Cup final for the first time in its history.

The first European in its history Men's handball He will demand Olympic. Piraeus beat Ferencvaros 39-32 in the Ilioupoli indoor match. And combined with 28-28 of the first match qualified for the final of the EHF European Cup.

Savas Savas impressed for Olympiacos with 10 goals. the Olympic In the double final, they will face the team that qualifies from Valor and Minor Baia Mare. In the first match, Icelandic Valor won 36-28 and advanced significantly in the qualifiers.

The first final will be held on May 18 and 19, while the return match will be held on May 25 and 26. The specific days and times for the matches will be determined later, while the seats will be known after the draw that will be held on April 30.

The Hungarians entered the match looking to set the pace from the start. With Nagy's goal, István Pastor's team took a 0-2 lead and maintained this lead until 2-4 again with Nagy in the fifth minute. From that moment on, Zeljko Babic's side increased the pressure on their defense and found space.

the Olympic The team took the lead for the first time, 7-6, with Tzeppola's goal in the tenth minute. Ferencvaros tied with Bognar, but the Piraeus side reached 9-7 with Candelas and 11-8 with Sliskovic. The difference is in his favor Olympiaco The team took the lead by four goals (14-10) through Kavcic in the 18th minute. Istvan Pastor’s team trailed in the goal (16-15, 17-16), but Tziras’ goal and Sava’s goal made Olympiacos lead +3 to 19-16 about three minutes before the start. The end of the first half. Dombris made it 21-18 at halftime.

In the second half, Olympic He reached 22-18 with Sliskovic. With goals from Baloš and Debreceni, Ferencvaros fell behind 22-20 in the 33rd minute. The Piraeus team took control of the field and the difference reached five goals, 26-21 with Savas, and six goals, 28-22 with Papavasilis.

The difference reached seven goals, 31-24, scored by Kavcic in the 43rd minute. However Ferencsvaros They fought back and lost 33-29 with ten minutes left in the game. Two goals from Papavasilis and one each from Vida and Sliskovic sent the goal home Olympic At 37-29 with about seven minutes left in the game.

Nagy made it 37-30 with a timely penalty, but Savas made it 38-30 with four minutes left. Two goals by Naji and one by Papavasilis made the score 39-32, which was the final score.