In openning match of Champions League, three times winner, Renovalia Ciudad Real won against SG Flensburg 27:19 (7:9).After equal performances in first 35 minutes, champion of Spain took all in his hands and scored 20 goals in second half. That was enough for a convincing win in which Kiro Lazarov in his European debut in “Don Kijot” Arena scored 8 goals and was best scorer.
Ciudad Real : Hombrados y Sterbik; Kallman (1), Abaló (3), Cañellas (2), Alberto Entrerríos (-), Viran Morros (-), Dinart (-), Isaías Guardiola (2), Juanjo Fernández (-), Julen Aginagalde (4), García Parrondo (2), David Davis (1), Chema Rodríguez (2), Lazarov (8, 3p) y Jurkiewicz (2).
Flensburg: Beutler y Rasmussen (ps); Karlsson (1), Oscar Carlén (1), Eggert (3, 1p), Fahlgren (4), Mogensen (1), Hansen (4), Djordjic (-), Mocsai (2), Heinl (1), Szilagyi (2) y Boesen (-).
In second match of Group “D”, Sankt Petersburg beat Bosna Sarajevo 32:27 (11:12).