One of the biggest derby matches of the Men’s EHF Champions League Round 5 will be played in Skopje on Saturday (19 hrs). where RK Vardar will meet MKB MVM Veszprem. Two great teams will fight for the first place in the Preliminary Group alongside Rhein Neckar Lowen. Spanish coach on Hungarian bench, Antonio Carlos Ortega is aware how tough will be that his team stay unbeaten in the hell called “Jane Sandanski” hall where 5.000 fans will cheer for home team:
– Vardar are great team. We will play under big pressure from the home fans. They have big names in the squad like Dibirov, Lackovic, Karacic, Sterbik and Dujshebaev – said Ortega and added his comment about Spanish colleague, Raul Gonzales, who is sitting on Vardar’s bench:
– Raul is, first of all, good person, calm and smart guy.
Ortega wasn’t surprised with easy defeat of Rhein Neckar Lowen in Skopje.
– No, result wasn’t surprise for me – concluded Spanish coach.