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“WARM-COLD” PSG: World class team needs fresh blood on the bench?

French champion PSG Handball beat FENIX Toulouse 32:28 in the latest match of the LNH last night and kept the second place behind second French team in EHF Champions League – Dunkerque. Performance against solid team led by legendary Jerome Fernandez, showed that PSG have amazing potential as the team, but which staying hidden during this season. Team with the highest budget in world of handball struggling to stay in the battle for the trophies. Domestic League Cup is already lost, but with “cold-warm” form, also French title is in danger.

How far from the European TOP are Hansen, Narcisse, Abalo and other world-star players, FC Barcelona showed last weekend, when Spanish champion smashed PSG 38:28. Coach Philippe Gardent had a lot of problems to put all the forces of his team in the same direction. He got a confidence from the Management Board by contract extension until 2015 at the beginning of the season, but then, problems began.

Rumours saying that Qatari bosses are ready for the replacement at the bench.  Experienced Balkan coach Sead Hasanefendic, with a lot of success in French and German handball, is one of the candidates for Gardent’s successor. If something not change rapidly.

PSG Handball have to beat ambitious RK Vardar at home next weekend, if want to keep second place before TOP 16 draw. If French team lost a point or two, will be in danger to finish third or even fourth, which will put them in tough position.

VELUX EHF F4 looks as “mission impossible” for PSG from in the middle of February. Can something change?


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One Comment

  1. alex

    20. February 2014. at 23:14

    European league is the future ?

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