Sävehof’s playmaker hopes they can secure their first away victory and qualify for the Last 16.
A place in the Last 16 of the VELUX EHF Champions League beckons for IK Sävehof. Next Saturday the Swedish champions play at Bosna Sarajevo and a victory would give them a ticket for the knockout stage after their sensational win over Zagreb last weekend.
One of the keys to success at Sävehof is Fredrik Larsson. The back court player returned to his home country before this season after a spell playing in Spain. By scoring 13 goals he paved the way to victory over Zagreb – and he is hoping to help his side secure their first away points of the season, as Larsson tells us in this interview with ehfCL.com.
ehfCL.com: You scored 13 goals against RK Zagreb – was this the best match of your life?
ehfCL.com: Your goals helped spring one of the biggest surprises so far in this season's VELUX EHF Champions League. Did you expect to beat the internationally more experienced Croats?
ehfCL.com: Your coach said before this season that Sävehof’s objective is "to perform better than last year". Have you reached that goal yet?
ehfCL.com: Your team have eight points – did you expect to be so close to the Last 16 round at this moment?
ehfCL.com: What has changed in Sävehof after taking only three points in ten matches last season?
ehfCL.com: Sävehof won all of their eight points on home ground – why are you much stronger in Partille than away?
ehfCL.com: Next Saturday you will face Bosna in Sarajevo – has the time come to win the first away points?
ehfCL.com: Will you go to Sarajevo thinking that a win would mean qualification for the knock-out stage?
ehfCL.com: What would it mean for IK Sävehof to be among the top 16 European teams?
ehfCL.com: You played in Spain before – why did you come back to your home country?
TEXT: Björn Pazen
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