Fuchse Berlin made a huge surprise by beating Barcelona Lasso 26:25 (12:15) at the IHF Super Globe semi-final in Doha, Qatar. The EHF Cup winners beat the EHF CL title holders after 60 minutes of the clash in which Spanish champions were closer to the win. Three minutes before the final whistle, Kiril Lazarov, Barca’s TOP scorer netted for 25:23, but nobody in Duhail Sports hall could imagine that it will be the last goal for the Spaniards on this match. Instead of routine finish, Germans scored three goals in series, the last one in the last second of the match from the 7 meter line by Bjarki Elisson!
Petar Nenadic was the TOP scorer for the winners with 9 goals, while Kiril Lazarov used his weapon – 11 times!
This means that Barca lost the title in Doha after two trophies in the row, while Fuchse Berlin unexpectedly came in the situation to play for the trophy and award of 400.000 USD.
The second finalist will be known after the match of Veszprem and Sydney University.
FUCHSE BERLIN – FC BARCELONA 26:25 (12:15)
Doha – Duhail
Spectators – 1.000
FUCHSE BERLIN: Wiede 2, Elisson 4, Vukovic, 3, Nenadic 8, Tonnesen 3, Plaza 1, Weyhrauch 1, Nielsen 2, Petersen 2, Stochl 19 saves
FC BARCELONA: Entrerrios 1, Sorhaindo 2, Sarmiento 2, Arnino 2, Jicha 4, Jallouz 2, Lazarov 11
RESULT: 4:2 (10.) 5:6 (18.) 10:13 (28.) 16:17 (36.) 18:22 (47.) 21:24 (56.) 25:25 (59.)
Man of the Match: Petar Nenadic / Kiril Lazarov
60 minutes to forget: Raul Entrerrios