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Expressive Win in Slovakia

By Sporting CP
14 Nov, 2019

HT Tatran Prešov stood no chance against the Lions

Sporting CPs Handball team flew to Slovakia to play against HT Tatran Prešov. The Lions won by expressive 22-37 for the eighth round of the group stage of the EHF Champions League.

The Lions dominated the match from early on, having reached half time already winning by 10-16. Sporting CP never stopped gaining momentum and the game finished with a difference of 15 goals to the home team. 

Tiago Rocha and Valentin Ghionea were the top scorers of the match, with 7 goals each. With this win, Sporting CP is now in second place of Group C, with 11 points, and well placed to go through to the next phase of the EHF Champions League.

This Saturday, 16th of November, Thierry Anti's lads will visit FC Porto, the Portuguese National Champion.

Sporting CP: Pedro Valdés (3), Gonçalo Vieira, Carlos Ruesga (4), Frankis Carol (C, 5), Aljoša Čudić (GR), Tiago Rocha (7), Tomás Van Zeller (GR), Francisco Tavares (2), Manuel Gaspar (GR), Arnaud Bingo (3), Valentin Ghionea (8), Nemanja Mladenović (1), Ivan Nikčević (1), Marko Vujin (3) and Luís Frade.