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Cupara shines as Veszprem and Kiel drew for the first time

THW Kiel and Telekom Veszprem drew for the first time in history 31:31 (18:20), as Serbian goalie Vladimir Cupara showed amazing performance with 18 saves.
With five minutes left, hosts THW Kiel was on the way to recording a win in their 21st EHF Champions League duel against Telekom Veszprém, but the visitors avoided their first defeat of the season and stay on top of the table with nine points from five matches.
After goals galore in the first half, the second half was highlighted by strong defenses and two impressive goalkeepers.

THW Kiel – Telekom Veszprém 31:31 (18:20)
THW Kiel: Landin N. 11 saves, Quenstedt – Duvnjak 1, Sagosen 9, Reinkind 5, Landin M. 2, Sunnefeldt, Wiencek 3, Ekberg 7 (4), Dahmke, Zarabec, Calvert, Horak, Pekeler 4
Telekom Veszprém: Cupara 18 saves, Székely – Manaskov 3, Yahia 4, Moraes 1, Nilsson 4, Ligetvári, Marguc 3, Lauge 3, Strlek 3, Nenadic 5 (2), Maqueda 1 (1), Borozan 4
Penalties: 6/4 and 4/3
Suspensions: 6 min. and 8 min.
# GROUP B MP W D L G PTS
1. Telekom Veszprem 5 4 1 0 172:138 9
2. Barcelona 4 4 0 0 152:107 8
3. Aalborg 5 4 0 1 151:139 8
4. Kiel 5 3 1 1 155:134 7
5. Nantes 4 1 0 3 110:122 2
6. Motor Zaporozhye 4 1 0 3 120:136 2
7. Celje 6 1 0 5 166:201 2
8. PPD Zagreb 5 0 0 5 121:170 0

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