At the foxes Berlin this season, almost, about what a first-class, deep and versatile professional squad, the club has on the paper for months because so many players are injured. On Sunday, for example, is not returned to a after several months of a break into the line-up you had on the screen: Stipe Mandalinic, the man with perhaps the hardest-throwing by the Berliners. For Mandalinic the final game in the group phase of the EHF Cup against Balatonfüredi was a good opportunity, under competition conditions warm up.
After the defeat of St. Raphael in Logrono in the evening, before the foxes were already safely through as group winners and set the quarter-final participants; that is, they could experiment and convalescents in the Integration of help. With success: After turbulent weeks in Berlin were finally back on a Start-to-finish victory in front of their home crowd to look forward to. 36:23 (16:14) against the Hungarians, and gained in addition to a six-day break without a competitive game is also a bit of a rest.
In the quarter-finals are set for the foxes now
in Front of 9000 spectators in the sold out Max-Schmeling-Halle – including about 1000 children, had previously followed the invitation to the day of the children's hand-ball, – noted one of the team of coach Velimir Petkovic from the start that after four defeats in succession to redress. The foxes began to committed, powerful and determined, the players on the substitutes ' bench beklatschten each successful action, and coach Petkovic watched a week before the final tournament of the DHB Cup, who will play again in the foreground of the original. After a quarter of an hour of strong, Mattias Zachrisson met for the first Four-goal lead this afternoon.More about
Handball-Bundesliga, Füchse Berlin 27:32 lose in Leipzig
So handsome and purposeful as the offensive game of the Berlin, but also was defensive openly revealed, once again shockingly large gaps and coordination problems. Up to the break, the guests from Hungary, had reduced their gap back to two goals. After the break the foxes were quick to clear conditions and moved on to 22:16 thereof – a pad that should never have been seriously in danger. The most successful launchers on sides of Berlin were captain Hans Lindberg and Mattias Zachrisson, each with nine goals. Also, returnees Stipe Mandalinic arrive shortly before the end of his first goals for many, many months.