Buducnost are now the sole leaders of their group after they have beaten Podravka Koprivnica 32:27 in the Balkan derby of Group B of the EHF Champions League Women group phase. Cristina Neagu scored 8 goals for Buducnost, while Bulatovic and Petrovic scored 6 goals each. Miranda Tatari from Podravka was the match’s top scorer with 9 goals.
In the other game of the same group, WHC Vardar Skopje bounced back from the first round defeat, and won over Thuringer in a low-scoring game with 26:21.
Hypo NO surprised Dinamo Volgograd at home holding them to a draw 25:25, while Metz was superior over HCM Baia Mare with 34:24.