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NEWS REPORT: Montpellier’s Last 16 first leg clash with Barcelona chosen as the headline match as playing times are set for the VELUX EHF Champions League’s first knockout stage

Match of the Week heads for the south of France

After battling through the Group C/D route for the second season in a row, Montpellier HB have been rewarded with a big test in the form of FC Barcelona Lassa and their first leg encounter has been selected as Match of the Week.

The match at Palais des Sports René Bougnol will be broadcast live on ehfTV on 25 March at 17:00 CET, with live commentary from Chris O’Reilly.

This clash brings an end to the first leg matches, which begins on Wednesday 21 March with THW Kiel vs MOL-Pick Szeged.

28 March to 1 April sees the second leg matches take place, when we will discover which six clubs will join HC Vardar and Paris Saint-Germain Handball in the quarter-finals.

VELUX EHF Champions League Last 16 fixtures


THW Kiel (GER) vs MOL-Pick Szeged (HUN)
Wednesday 21 March, 19:00 CET

PGE Vive Kielce (POL) vs Rhein-Neckar Löwen (GER)
Saturday 24 March, 16:00 CET

HC Meshkov Brest (BLR) vs HBC Nantes (FRA)
Saturday 24 March, 17:30 CET

IFK Kristianstad (SWE) vs SG Flensburg-Handewitt (GER)
Saturday 24 March, 18:00 CET

Skjern Handbold (DEN) vs Telekom Veszprém HC (HUN)
Sunday 25 March, 16:50 CET

Montpellier HB (FRA) vs FC Barcelona Lassa (ESP) – Match of the Week
Sunday 25 March, 17:00 CET


SG Flensburg-Handewitt (GER) vs IFK Kristianstad (SWE)
Wednesday 28 March, 19:00 CET

Telekom Veszprém HC (HUN) vs Skjern Handbold (DEN)
Saturday 31 March, 17:30 CET

FC Barcelona Lassa (ESP) vs Montpellier HB (FRA)
Saturday 31 March, 18:30 CET

HBC Nantes (FRA) vs HC Meshkov Brest (BLR)
Sunday 1 April, 17:00 CET

Rhein-Neckar Löwen (GER) vs PGE Vive Kielce (POL)
Sunday 1 April, 19:00 CET

TEXT: EHF / cor