Barça Lassa have beaten Frigoríficos Morrazo 34-21 in the semi-finals of the Copa Asobal as they chase to win the title for the fifth year in a row and the eleventh in total. The Catalans dominated from start to finish, with the added bonus of Sarmiento returning from injury.
It was already 5-1 after just four minutes. Jallouz was outstanding, the scoring seven in a first half that ended with Barça comfortably leading 19-10. After the break, it was Lazarov who took over the goalscoring baton, adding six goals while some wonderful keeping by Saric , great midcourt play from Noddesbo and Syprzak, and some powerful counterattacking from Ariño and Tomàs all helped Barça fly to a 30-17 lead with ten minutes left to play.
Thing eased off towards the end, but the 13-point lead remained intact, and the 34-21 win goes down as Barça’s 100th in a row in domestic competitions. Quite some feat for this exceptional handball team!