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Four victories in four matches for Carlos Ortega's team after a 35-30 win over a combative Huesca who pushed Barça all the way. The blaugranes had to raise their game in the final minutes to ensure the victory which leaves them with a 100% record in the Asobal League.
El partit ha arribat després de vèncer al Szeged en el debut de la Champions League i abans de disputar el segon partit europeu contra el Kielce, al Palau, el pròxim dijous (20:45h).
The visitors got off to an excellent start to the game with a penalty in the opening minutes and with Barça man Janc sin binned. However, Barça keeper Nielsen saved the penalty and Aleix Gómez broke away to open the scoring. The blaugranes ran into a 3-0 lead but Huesca pulled it back to 6-6. At one point in the half the home side had a five goal lead at 18-13 but once again Huesca fought to stay in the game and went in at the break just three goals down at 21-18.
Barça impose themselves
In the second half Barça upped the intensity and moved quickly into a six goal lead at 26-20. The lead rose to 10 goals at one point but Huesca were not beaten and with six minutes to go they were just five behind at 34-29. N'Guessan added another and Carlos Ortega's team held on for a 35-30 win ahead of Thursday's Champions League date with Kielce at the Palau.
Barça: Nielsen (-), Aleix Gómez (6), Mem (3), Fábregas (3), Thiagus Petrus (-), N' Guessan (2), Wanne (2) -starting seven-. Gonzalo Pérez de Vargas (-), Makuc (1), Janc (4), Carlsbogard (1), Melvyn Richardson (6), Ariño (3), Langaro (3), Frade (1) and Parera (-).
Huesca: Tercariol (-), Ignacio Súarez (5), Domingo (2), Carmona (1), Montoya (4), Adrià Pérez (-), Ian Moya (-) -starting seven-. Arguillas (-), Arnau (3), Cruz (2), Rodrigo (5), Gucek (-), Miguel Malo (3), José Jorge (3) and Hackbarth (2)
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