PICK SZEGED – FILIPPOS 26-19 (13-10)
Pick Szeged made it two of two in Group A, after beating hosts Filippos 26-19. The Hungarian team imposed their rhythm from the throw-off onwards and gradually built a goal difference which was impossible for Filippos to cut. The best Filippos could do was to edge as close as to two goals in the 15th minute, but once again Szeged stepped it up and founnd themselves up by ten goals (20-10 and 22-12) until they finally won 26-19.
Timeline (5 min): 4-0, 7-3, 10-8, 13-10 (halftime), 15-10, 19-10, 22-12, 26-19
PICK SZEGED (Zoltan Nagy): Krivokapic, Beszedes 2, Zoldi,Szalai 1, Nagy, Noska 4, Csoti, Hajdu, Dancsik 2, Soos 1, Mig 1,Csamango 2, Juhasz, Kiss 12, Totok 1, Harmati.
FILIPPOS (Apostolos Ntellas): Vasileiou, Choudaberdoglou,Niopas, Eleftheriadis, Sarafis 2, Bogiatzis, Zamanis,Pasanikolakis, Likostratis, Touliopoulos 6, Petromelidis A.,Petromelidis J., Karanatsios 3, Pelekis, Tzortzinis 3, Papagiannis5.
Referees: Yann Carmaux (FRA), Julien Mursch (FRA) 2min: 5-3, 7m: 1/3-3/6, red card: 35:04 Soos