Barça have been proclaimed champions of the Catalan Super Cup after beating Fraikin BM Granollers (43-24). The Blaugrana dominated the game from start to finish, and Ludovic Fabregas, with seven goals, was the top scorer in the final.
The final started at a frantic pace with both sides showing great intensity. Ludovic Fabregas scored six goals in the first nine minutes of the match (9-5, min 9), whilst an inspired Gonzalo Pérez de Vargas kept the opposition at bay at the other end. Good circulation of the ball along with an excellent counter attack allowed Barça to score easily (25-15, min 30).
In the second half, as a result of the defensive intensity of the Granollerí team, Barça's percentages dropped (29-16, min 36), however, Xavi Pascual's side didn't take their foot off of the accelerator and hampered every Granollers attack.
In the final stretch of the game, the Blaugrana stormed ahead to end the final with a comprehensive 43-24 score. In so doing, they landed the first official title of the campaign.
Fraikin BM Granollers, 24
Barça: Pérez de Vargas (3), Victor Tomas (2), Ariño (4), N’Guessan (3), Thiagus Petrus (-), Pálmarsson (1) and Ludovic (7) -starters- Kevin Moller (ps), Entrerríos (2), Sorhaindo (-), Andersson (1), Dolenec (2), Cindric (4), Albert Pujol (-), Serdio (3), Aleix Gómez (4), Dika Mem (1) and Alex Pascual (6).
Fraikin BM Granollers: Marc Guàrdia (-), Alejandro Márquez (1), Adrià Figueras (4), Adrià Martínez (2), Mamadou (2), Ian Tarrafeta (2) and Antonio Garcia (3) -starters- Jan (-), Marc Garcia (-), Pol Valera (1), Pol Sastre (-), Oswaldo Dos Santos (2), Popovic (2), Sergi Franco (2), Pol Blanchart (2) and Bonanno (1).
Partials: 4-3 / 8-6 / 12-7 / 16-8 / 21-12 / 25-15 (break) / 28-16 / 31-17 / 34-20 / 37-21 / 39-23 / 43-24.
Officials: Ignacio G Serradilla and Andreu M. Lorente
Observations: It should be noted that Aleix Gómez didn't play the second half due to discomfort in the left Achilles tendon.