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CL runner-up Flensburg will visit in Spain after painful home defeat against Ciudad Real. Coach Kent-Harry Anderson will have all players at his disposal.

Sunny day for Flensburg in Ciudad Real?

It was just before 8 o’clock when the team bus of the SG Flensburg-Handewitt was on its way. The temperature outside was minus three degrees. Butt he weather forecast for Ciudad Real was unbelievable: 18 degrees!

Sunny perspectives for the evening training session in the Quijote Arena. The team fly from Hamburg to Madrid and arrive by bus for some training and a difficult task against the Spanish champions, BM Ciudad Real. The match will be played on Wednesday at 20.45.

SG coach, Kent-Harry Andersson had a difficult task to make the selection against Drammen. All 15 players are ready against the Spanish. At the end he had to leave Anders Eggert out. It will be difficult to stop Ciudad again

“Lars Christiansen is in such a good form that it was clear to me that he would be able to play 60 minutes. On the other hand, I have a couple of doubts on the right side.”

This time the Swedish coach will also have Anders Eggert at his disposal. We will see who will have a rest this time.

When a team travel to the possible group winners after a 26:34 home defeat, than the home team are clear favourites.

“Ciudad Real have 14 world class players,” says Kent-Harry Andersson with respect. In fact he has already the next Bundesliga game in Melsungen on his mind: the team will return from Spain to Central Germany on Thursday evening.

TEXT: Jan Kirschner