HC Vardar – Barça Lassa: Leaders in group A (26-30)
Xavi Pascual's team lead their group in the Velux EHF Champions League with 12 points
Xavi Pascual’s team picked up another win against a direct rival on Sunday and they top Group A in the Velux EHG Champions League with 12 points. Dika Mem was the star of the show scoring no less than 8 goals for the blaugranes.
The sixth win in Europe this season came against a well organised Vardar defence. The Macedonians started slowly and Barça were soon 5-1 early in the first half. A time out changed the dynamic and the lead was cut to 6-5. However, another spurt from the visitors saw them end the half with a 13-9 lead.
After the break Dika Mem continued his excellent and helped Barça take a 17-11 lead. The duo of Mortensen and Fabregas also played their part with four goals each as they final score came to a conclusive 30-26 in favour of Xavi Pascual’s men.