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GROUP B REVIEW: A new season high score was recorded as the record EHF Champions League winners defeat Aalborg easily

Five matches, five victories and 194 goals scored – Barça seem to be unstoppable at the moment in the EHF Champions League Men.

After their match at Veszprém in round 5 was postponed, the eight-time EHF Champions League Men winners were too strong for Aalborg Håndbold. After losing their home match against THW Kiel, the Danish side were defeated for the second time in a row.

Barça (ESP) vs Aalborg Håndbold (DEN) 42:33 (20:18)

  • after five matches, Barça have 10 points and an incredible goal difference of +54
  • for the second time in a row, a Barça home match was the new season high-score, with 75 goals in total.
  • the biggest intermediate gap was 13 goals, when Barça were ahead 41:28. 
  • 14 different players scored for Barça, with two left-handed stars on top: Blaz Janc and Dika Mem each scored six times 
  • Barça have now won all seven Champions League matches against Aalborg  

Barça’s incredible home numbers  

It was not only Barca’s 22nd home victory in a row in the EHF Champions League and their 37th unbeaten home match in a row. Barça have scored more than 40 goals in all of their home wins this season: 42:28 against Celje, 45:27 against Zagreb and now 42:33 against Aalborg. This means that 217 goals have been scored in those matches – an average of 72.3 per match. 

TEXT: EHF / Björn Pazen