For their return to the European level after the third place obtained at the end of December during the Final Four of the previous edition, the players from the capital won (32-29) among the Hungarians of Szeged this Saturday. They finally pass in the first part of the table and come back a length of the third, Meshkov Brest, which has three more matches.
“We started the competition badly, it is not possible to go there to play a game” half and half “, had warned before the meeting Mikkel Hansen, the Danish world champion. Our club has high ambitions of victory, and the Champions League is one of them. “
Deprived of the Karabatic brothers and Elohim Prandi, PSG had to wait more than twenty minutes to fill their sluggish start to the match (1-4, then 11-11), thanks in particular to Hansen (10 goals in total), and Luc Steins, the pocket Dutchman (1.73m) arrived from Toulouse at the end of November (6 goals).
In a vengeful context after the quarter-final of the World Cup won (35-32) by the France team over its Hungarian rival, Raul Gonzalez’s men gradually took the measure of their opponents before accelerating at the end of the second period (21-20, then 30-26) through Dylan Nahi (6 goals).
The Parisians will have to wait to find the Champions League. After seeing his trip to Elverum, next Thursday, postponed because of the restrictions imposed by Norway, it is the meeting against Skopje, already postponed and scheduled for Tuesday in Coubertin, which was postponed for compulsory quarantine of the Macedonians. PSG should meet the Belarusians in Brest on February 17, or the Poles in Kielce on the 23.
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