The march forward resumes for the PSG, which did not leave any chance this Tuesday to the Norwegians of Elverum.
Victorious (44-29) against the red lantern of Group A, the players of Raul Gonzalez, who continued at the head of the team until 2023, are still in the race for 2nd place in the standings.
The decision will be made on the last day, this Thursday, but without PSG who saw their meeting against Szeged definitively canceled, due to many cases of Covid in the Hungarian ranks.
The Parisians are widely needed!
There will be no matches against @pickhandball due to Covid cases in the Hungarian squad.
Now the 🔴🔵 await the face to face between @kielcehandball and @SGFleHa: a German victory and Paris would finish 2nd.
- PSG Handball (@psghand) March 2, 2021
What you must remember
Emotional sequence to begin, with a minute of silence in tribute to Alfredo Quintana, the goalkeeper of Porto and Portugal, who died Friday February 26 following a cardio-respiratory arrest.
In this meeting, initially scheduled in Norway, before being reversed due to sanitary conditions, the Elverum players are the first in action (3-5, 7th).
The French champion quickly comes out of his lethargy and takes shelter (17-9, 25th, 19-12 at the break).
Faced with his former teammates, Luc Abalo tries to lead the revolt, but nothing helps.
The gap even goes to ten goals to the advantage of PSG (29-19, 44th), while the Danish world champion Mikkel Hansen (2nd in the ranking of the best scorers in the competition with 72 goals) is left on the bench .
This is the Parisians' clearest victory in the 2020-2021 Champions League.
The player: Dylan Nahi
We can no longer stop the young Parisian left winger of 21 years.
Brilliant against Kielce, his future club, a week ago (37-26), effective in Istres last weekend in the league (32-22), he scored the first goal for his team, the start of his fire fireworks (eight in total).
He was, however, not selected by Guillaume Gille, the coach of the France team, for the Olympic qualifying tournament in ten days ...
The number: 2
That is to say the number of points behind that the PSG should theoretically count on Flensburg (2nd).
Due to numerous cases of Covid-19 in Szeged, the capital club finally recovers the two points of the victory and closes in the standings on the Germans with 19 points.
To play Celje's Slovenians in the round of 16 (and avoid Nantes), Luka Karabatic's teammates must hope for a defeat for the Poles from Kielce on Thursday against… Flensburg.
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