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Nexe seek win over Tatabánya to finish no. 1

RK Nexe had their three-match winning run in the Men’s EHF Cup Group Phase snapped by HC Eurofarm Rabotnik in the previous round. Now the Croatian side wants to secure top spot in Group B with a win over second-ranked Grundfos Tatabánya KC.

In the other match this weekend, TSV Hannover-Burgdorf are trying to keep their quarter-final hopes alive against Rabotnik.


RK Nexe (CRO) vs Grundfos Tatabánya KC (HUN)
Saturday 23 March, 19:30 hrs local time, live on

  • Nexe edged Tatabánya 28:27 in the reverse fixture thanks to a winning goal three seconds from the end

  • since the previous round, Nexe have won two matches and lost two, while Tatabánya stole a point from Szeged and lost to Veszprém

  • if Nexe win, they go three points clear and win the group; if Tatabánya win, they jump into the lead

HC Eurofarm Rabotnik (MKD) vs TSV Hannover-Burgdorf (GER)
Sunday, 24 March, 20:30 local time, live on

  • Rabotnik surprised the fans in the previous round by beating group leaders Nexe

  • Rabotnik are on a five-match winning streak across all competitions

  • both teams must win to maintain their slim chances of reaching the quarter-finals

TEXT: Béla Müller / ew