PPD Zagreb In Search of a Miracle in Germany

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It is the second leg of 1/8 finals Handball Champions League match between Zagreb and Löwen, and the German team has the advantage.

Thanks to its close 24:23 win in Zagreb last weekend, Rhein-Neckar Löwen has the best chances to proceed to the EHF Champions League Quarter-finals for the fifth time in the club’s history on March 27. 2016.

The Croatian champions still have to wait for its first win against the German side. Overall the two squads drew three times and on four occasions Rhein-Neckar Löwen left the court victorious.

Zagreb’s chances are small, but head coach Veselin Vujovic remains confident; “Sixty minutes still have to be played. And for example, our performance at Kiel proved that we can spring a surprise. We are the underdogs in Mannheim, but we will try to be better in the second leg than we were in the first match.”

Veselin Vujović

The winner of Sunday’s game faces a thrilling opponent in the quarter-final: ahead: Paris Saint-Germain Handball, the winners of Group A, who went straight to the last eight teams. If Zagreb miraculously goes through, they have the chance to avenge the two defeats they suffered in the group phase against Paris. Kick off for the today’s game is 19.30 CET.


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