After an almost flawless performance and first place in the group in the group stage, Montpellier handball beat the Hungarians from Ferencvaros Budapest, then the Portuguese from Sporting to clinch their place in the final tournament.
The ultimate oven but without Flensburg
This Final Four takes place in Flensburg, North Germany, whose host club for the competition was knocked out in 1/4 by the Spaniards Granollers.
Suddenly, there were two German clubs that met Montpellier in the group stage and Fuchsia Berlin, Montpellier’s opponent, in the semi-finals.
MHP – Berlin final before the hour.
The draw decided otherwise by bringing the two teams together in the semi-finals.
Montpellier was also deprived of Argentine coach Diego Simone, who was injured in the last match against Istres, Berlin lost its center half Paul Draux due to a ruptured Achilles tendon.
Remy Desponnet: “At the end of the season we’re all hurting somewhere but we’ll be 18 hungry players on the pitch.”
18 players including left winger Hugo Discat, back in the group after 4 months off after partially tearing knee ligaments and who we saw stretching out on the edge of the field during training on Friday, but they won’t play unless there is one last. hit per minute
Montpellier will play the semi-final against Berlin on the anniversary of their victory in Cologne on 27 May 2018, and for their second European title.
It meets in France Bleu Hérault from 3 p.m.